helen mirren

Helen Mirren lands in Tel Aviv 6/21/16

**Bumped Up From TAM Wire. Posted By naga5**

Helen Mirren is not the only voice in Hollywood to publicly support Israel, but I am quite certain that being vocally pro-Israel can be a career killer in tinsel town.

Via Townhall.

Helen Mirren expressed her support of the Jewish state and denounced the movement to boycott it.

Mirren is in Jerusalem to award the Genesis Prize, considered the “Jewish Nobel,” to Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman. The prize honors world-renowned artists with a “dedication” to Israel.

Speaking to press Monday, Mirren talked about her disdain for the pro-Palestinian movement to boycott, divest, and sanction all Jewish products and businesses—something many Hollywood stars have embraced wholeheartedly….

Mirren has a long history of supporting Israel. She said she visited the country for the first time in 1967 and returned several times….

“My connection to Israel and the Jewish people has truly been a part of making me what I am today,” Mirren said. “I am a believer in Israel … I think this is an extraordinary country filled with very, very extraordinary people.”….

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  1. Dave says:

    Helen Mirren has style, beauty, class, and brains.

  2. midget says:

    Her sympathies could be traced to her movie “Woman in Gold” where she
    portrayed Maria Altmann whose family treasures were stolen by the Nazis.
    Either way,its refreshing when a celeb is on the right side of history.

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