More than 700 entertainment industry members, including Michael Douglas, Gal Gadot, and Jerry Seinfeld, have signed an open letter expressing solidarity for Israel in its fight with Hamas, according to a statement released by the Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) on Thursday.
According to CCFP, a non-profit organization representing the entertainment industry, the letter was a call from the film industry forcefully reiterating support for Israel and condemning Hamas’ atrocities. According to CCFP, this letter is unprecedented.
The letter maintains no rationale or justification for Hamas’s behavior. The letter states that these terrorist activities are horrible and should be vigorously denounced.
Israeli public broadcaster Kan reports that Hamas launched attacks on Israeli towns over the weekend, killing roughly 1,300 Israelis. Most victims were unwitting civilians gunned down in their houses, on the streets, or at a rave. Currently, the Gaza Strip is responsible for the hostage-taking of scores of people.
Over 1,400 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli bombings, according to the authorities in Gaza.
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, an Israeli performer, expresses optimism that her country will continue to get worldwide solid support. The loss of life and the disruption of families have left her feeling incredibly sad. In the open letter’s press release, she said she prays for those harmed by Hamas’ terrorism and violence.
Other well-known actors and directors who put their names to the letter include Chris Pine, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Lee Curtis, Amy Schumer, Ryan Murphy, and Antoine Fuqua.
The letter also urges readers to remember the shocking photos and videos taken in Israel.
Power Rangers creator and entrepreneur Haim Saban recently spoke out on the need for solidarity between the Hollywood community and Israel as the Jewish state faces a terrorist regime in Gaza that seeks destruction.