Jon Voight slams fellow actors: ‘You should hang your heads in shame’

In an column published by The Hollywood Reporter over the weekend, Hollywood heavyweight Jon Voight slammed his fellow actors for their ignorance in the Israel/Gaza conflict. Voight took special issue with Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who signed an open letter condemning the Israeli “genocide” in Gaza.

“My name is Jon Voight and I am more than angry, I am heartsick that people like Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem could incite anti-Semitism all over the world and are oblivious to the damage they have caused,” the article begins.

You may recall Voight made the trip to Israel for Glenn’s 2011 Restoring Courage event. On radio this morning, Glenn praised Voight’s candidness – calling him “one of the more genuine people” he has met in Hollywood or elsewhere.

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Below is an excerpt from Voight’s column:

They are obviously ignorant of the whole story of Israel’s birth, when in 1948 the Jewish people were offered by the UN a portion of the land originally set aside for them in 1921, and the Arab Palestinians were offered the other half. The Arabs rejected the offer, and the Jews accepted, only to be attacked by five surrounding Arab countries committed to driving them into the sea. But the Israelis won. The Arabs tried it again in 1967, and again in 1973, launching a sneak attack on the holiest Jewish holiday. Each time the Jews prevailed but not without great loss of life. And when Israel was not fighting a major war, it was defending itself against terrorist campaigns.

And yet Israel has always labored for a peaceful relation with its Arab neighbors. It voluntarily returned the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt in return for peace, and gave the Palestinians all of Gaza as a peace gesture. What was the response? The Palestinians elected Hamas, a terrorist organization, and they immediately began firing thousands of rockets into Israel.

You have been able to become famous and have all your monetary gains because you are in a democratic country: America. Do you think you would have been able to accomplish this in Iran, Syria, Lebanon, et cetera? You had a great responsibility to use your celebrity for good. Instead, you have defamed the only democratic country of goodwill in the Middle East: Israel.

You should hang your heads in shame. You should all come forth with deep regrets for what you did, and ask forgiveness from the suffering people in Israel.

Read the entire column HERE.

“Wow, I love that guy… He has done his homework. He has done it for a very, very long time,” Glenn said. “When we were in Israel for Restoring Courage… he went out to these small Arab communities, which we does all the time, and he was just having fun and just getting to know them… This guy is phenomenal… I have met a few people in Hollywood I think are genuine, but this guy is really genuine – the kind of guy that is the real deal.”

  • Crassus

    Most these actors supporting Hamas don’t know the first damn thing about what’s actually happening in Gaza. They just support Hamas/Palestinians because they think it’s cool to do so.

    • Bob Marly

      That is the thought process for most Americans not just people in Hollywood. Women get there news from the View and think that crap is real and true and honest when it is views of Liberal Nut jobs!! My mom quoted Joy and woopi one day about Obama and I just about —-!! Those knuckleheads don’t have a brain cell between them!! The dumbing down of America has been going on for years!!

      • Cynthia

        Not all women get their news from the View. Some of us women have never even seen the View. Thank you though for lumping all us women together. Always appreciated.

        • olf

          Thank God you don’t base your thoughts on them.

          • FishLady

            I an having a difficult time understanding whether or not you are being rude or if you are really being supportive??? Could you explain please?

          • olf

            Hi, I was meaning, I was glad she didn’t make her life decisions by only the opinions of the view. No offence meant.

          • FishLady

            That is what I thought although there is so much hatred and people saying things in a disrespectful manner that I just wanted to make sure. I sometimes misunderstand how someone is saying something and then I respond with a bit of fury in my words only to be embarrassed by misunderstanding, lol!!! Thank you so much for clearing up things for me. Bless you!

        • darlene

          I agree. Not all women love the view, the talk and etc.

          • coobird

            My 68 year old dad watches the talk on occasion just to laugh at it, so it’s not just women who tune in!! haha

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          • TheHappyNappy

            You wouldn’t make 69 an hour on your back honey…..

          • FishLady

            You responded to spam, although I think your comment was funny!

          • Anonymous

            you porn stars can make a lot of money, while you don’t have a job!!!

          • Carol Menendez

            You’ve got that right! Not one woman I know personally has probably ever seen the View. BTW, I do agree that those women seemingly do not have a brain cell between them-lol

        • Bob Marly

          I can’t lump all women together, there is crazy, and there is crazier, and then there is Fu-kING NUTS!! Big difference!!!!

      • Carole Goodale

        I am one woman who DOES NOT watch the view! those women don’t have a brain the size of a peanut between them! I get insulted and offended when I see them so I don’t watch them! As for celebs who just “go with the media” and don’t do any research on their own..well they are just as stupid as the ones on the view…Israel needs and deserves our support and prayers. Without the Jews there would be no America..Do the research to see what I mean..

      • DrKristy

        Wow, I am a highly educated woman and do not watch the View. Ok, I take that back. I watched it when Dana Loesch was on!! Shame on you for being a knucklehead yourself and for calling out your own Mom on a public page!

        • Bob Marly

          It is nice to know there are women who care about America and actually search out for information. It has not been my experience. Peace

          • Krimsen King

            hahahaha your experience is clearly very narrow and limited…. good grief

          • Bob Marly

            That does not make it wrong, most of the women I know are very shallow and more concerned about American idol. or the bachelor than Obama lying and Screwing America.

          • Krimsen King

            most of the people I know are like this… that doesn’t make stereotypes applicable to individuals… obviously, stereotypes exist for a reason… they are often common traits exhibited by many members of some ‘group’… u know, like your irrational hatred of one president being a trait of a popular ‘conservative’ cult.. but these commonalities do not make stereotypes accurate descriptors of individuals… Your shared hatred does not make you exactly like every other ‘conservative’, no matter what you believe… and using stereotypes to pre-judge people will ALWAYS lead you into delusion and darkness for this reason.. you CANNOT know the things you believe you know about people… hence, amazing delusional arrogance 😉

          • Bob Marly

            Sure Thing “KING” LMFAO!!!!!!

          • Krimsen King

            folderolol… careful your perceptions, friend.. partisan delusions lead you into darkness.. and people don’t see so good in the dark 😉

      • Janet

        Please don’t lump ALL women in one category – — especially when it come to (gag) the “View”. Not all women watch that show or agree with those morons on that show. I agree, they don’t have a brain cell between them and NO ONE should watch them.— signed..a woman .

      • Krimsen King

        yes… everyone is a ridiculous stereotype…. u do realize the more real you see stereotypes, the more you believe in them, the more you become one… you do realize this, don’t you? also, believing in stereotypes and using them to judge your fellow human beings technically, literally causes you to pre-judge, to believe you know everything without knowing anything… it is actually the direct cause of prejudices of all kinds… don’t you realize this??

        • Bob Marly

          Wow, thanks for setting me straight, I guess all the lying Nancy , Harry, and Barry do are because of stereotypes!! Trust me, I have prejudged your GAY @ss!! HA HA HA HA, I know your an unhappy little person who thinks in Stereotypes!

          • Krimsen King

            hahahaha brilliant assumptions… yes, your perceived opponents do nothing but lie and your perceived allies are so righteous and perfect… yes, there are only two perspectives to humanity and one must always be right, the other always wrong… yes, you have a flawless knowledge of your fellow man… hahahahaha amazing delusional arrogance.. well done you 😉

    • Anonymous

      I look at the movies Hollywood puts out and the characters these actors play over and over. The hero is always the weak underdog up against the big bad bully, organization, Galactic Empire, etc. While I love a good “underdog triumphs” story (and who doesn’t), my hypothesis is that these actors are so entirely caught up in the notion of “big is always bad” that they automatically side with whomever they think is the underdog. They don’t consider that while Israel is bigger and better equipped to defend itself, in this case it is the underdog who is doing the terrible things.

      • http://www.facebook.com/david.heffron David Heffron

        No, they’re BOTH doing terrible things. No side is on the right here.

    • James

      Why does everyone look up to and take advice from actors? Don’t people realize that an actors pay is dependent on how well they can lie? Ding ding ding, if an actor is well known, that means they are very good at telling fibs, so please don’t believe a word any of them say. Most of them are just drug addicts anyway.

      • NickNick

        Actors. They’re right down there with jugglers, magicians and mimes.

      • Bob Marly

        So Nancy, Harry and Berry should get a bunch of Oscars because they tell some whoppers!!

        • James

          Oscar them. They put on a great show. Too bad they don’t look better on TV though.

      • http://www.facebook.com/david.heffron David Heffron

        James, what’s your job, because unless you’re a therapist working in LA, why should I take advice from you?

        • James

          Why would you listen to a therapist? Why on earth would anyone take advice from someone who talks to crazy people all day? Here’s some advice David. Never take advice from crazy people or liars (therapists or actors). Use your brain and figure it out on your own. It’s probably hard for LA socialites to use common sense with so many crazy people and actors around, but if I can save one of you from your surroundings, I’ve done something great.

    • Sharif Hamdy

      Tell me, why is it, if anyone speaks out against Israel murdering civilians but the thousands, they are “supporting Hamas”…??? Why is that? Does that make it easier to Stomach knowing the Israeli’s are running their very own Holocaust?

      • Carole Goodale

        Why does no one speak out against Hamas shooting rockets into Israeli schools and homes? Why is it not ok for Her to defend herself? Hamas started this, not Israel. Go back and look. If someone attacked your home, would you not fight back? Especially when you did everything possible to keep the peace? and were still attacked, viciously and repeatedly????

        • Fay

          thank you.

      • Anonymous

        Tell me, why is it that the “media” ignore the fact that hamass is responsible for most of the civilian deaths because they store and fire their rockets from UN schools, hospitals and areas where there are civilians and do not allow civilians to event attempt to find shelter during attacks. The hostilities would cease immediately if hamass stopped firing rockets into Israel targeting civilians. Israel’s Iron Dome antirocket system and their self-defense preparations are the reasons there are few Israeli civilian deaths. hamass chose to build infiltration tunnels and deny the civilian population an adequate defense system. The blame for high number of civilian deaths lays squarely at the feet of hamass.

        • Taha Effendi

          Those claims about Hamas storing weapons in schools and mosques have already been debunked so some up with some other point to argue your case. Many international reporters actually confirmed that Hamas never used hospitals, schools and mosques as rocket launching pads! It is just Israeli propaganda to gather support for their genocide! And what is that you say about “not allowing civilians to attempt to find shelter?” Where are they suppose to find shelter? Israel is bombing every inch of Gaza!!! There is no shelter there! And no underground bunkers like in Israel! So the only shelter for Gazans is in their homes!

          • Chuck L

            Debunked by whom, MSNBC?

      • Fay

        All Isreal wants is peace. They are defending themselves. Why don’t you understand that. How much do they have to do to make you understand? It is a sin and a shame that predjudice rears it’s ugly head. I guess it is always there under the surface.

      • James

        The media is talking about it.

        Many people see what Israel is doing in the Middle East and to the global banking system.

        The problem I see, is how to stop Israel from its evils while a massive Islamic force is rising. Due to the U.S. helping to create the current civil unrest over the entire middle east and throughout the entire Muslim community, I don’t see this ending for many generations ahead, unless the Jewish state is excommunicated or relocated. After all, it never should have been there in the first place.

        But it is there, and we may have no choice but to go to war again in order to retain a prosperous life in the U.S. It’s sad given the events that led up to this, being as though I am forcing myself to witness them by trying to put myself in the situation of both the Israeli’s, the Arabs, and as an American.

        I know Israel is wrong. I know America was wrong. I know the Arab community has seen extreme suffering due to both of our actions. I know that America must keep itself safe from the Arab uprisings. I know that Israel must be an ally during this time, but I also know that Israeli banksters must be stopped as well.

        The only way I can see any of this ending… ever, would be to convince Denmark to let the Israeli’s have a small peace of Greenland, give the Palestinians their land back, and screw the Zionist banksters who fooled the world into letting them take over the holy land.

    • TheHappyNappy

      They’re brainwashed by that ignorant negro who is squatting at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

      • Anonymous

        You are such an ignorant dying breed of idiocy. You, Sharknado, are just as ignorant as those you profess to loath. Why must you use such inflammatory language to express your point of view? Your comment is not “free-speech.” It is race-baiting hatred and you should be ashamed. One day, I firmly believe you will have to answer for your ignorant bigotry. God have mercy on you then. I wish they would delete your comment from this forum.

        • barrett ruggles

          I am an atheist, so I do not believe that he is going to have to answer to some higher power. That said, if he talks like that in real life he is likely going to end up having to answer to someone bigger with a darker complexion. At least that’s what I pray for. Dear Ray-Jay, please deliver a beatdown of epic proportions upon the ignorant Sharknado’s of our world.

        • Anonymous

          Well stated mshelby. The problem with over zealousness, on either side, is it is so nonproductive. The people that agree with you don’t need to be convinced. The people that don’t agree with you are put of by your obvious bias. So it amounts to shouting louder then you opponent. Not very productive.

        • NickNick

          I don’t support the tone of Sharknado’s post but I believe that negro is still acceptable. NAACP, United Negro College fund etc. It’s not the “N” word.

        • FishLady

          Did you by chance flag it? I did and I believe they will take this down if there are enough people flagging it.

        • James

          Spoken like a true baby boomer. That comment is exactly the reason the First Amendment constituting free speech exists. You, being a baby boomer have had to endure the programming (brainwashing) the liberal media has subjected you to for the majority, if not the entirety, of your life. This is not a dying breed of idiocy. Your dying breed of idiocy is being expelled due to the media conglomerates no longer having absolute control of the peoples thought patterns.

          Express your rights of freedom of speech. Do not let the baby boomer generation limit this wonderful freedom, no matter how much they preach hate towards it, or for whatever reason.

      • Fay

        I am sure you can make your point without name calling.

        • Bob Marly

          why? name calling makes it so much funner for the reader!!

      • FishLady

        Granted there are a lot of people who do not care for the POTUS although, you are a horrible person for saying this. Regardless of whether or not you believe in the way he is doing things, which I do not, you still have no right labeling ANYONE what so ever. I truly hate the fact that you posted something as rude as this and that I had to defend him. SHAME ON YOU!!!!!!!

        • James

          OMG, has everyone really become that sissified? The man said negro and even if he said nigg…, so what? Listening to the way you wannabe socialites are becoming is what is shameful. You all sound like liberals. At least I can expect their mentality to have no sense beyond the way the media tells them to think.

          Don’t you see, you are falling for the race bating tactics. You have been programmed to feel and think this way by the media propaganda that you have endured for the past 50+ years. Quit feeling so bad when you hear inflammatory language or a racial rant. Have you been so brainwashed that you honestly believe that it is okay for whites to be the oppressed? After all, blacks have no problem calling whites names, even within the media.

          • FishLady

            James, I know it has been a while since I have been on here, but, being brainwashed is so far from the truth and race bating tactics is something that is so far from the truth. I am one of the first ones to stand up and give thumbs down when it comes to race baiting. We are all human and when we get cut we all bleed the same color. I believe people should stand on their own two feet and it’s not that I do not care what happened to our forefather’s, regardless of their race, nationality, the shape of their eyes, the color of their hair, it happened to them, not us. It is no longer a valid excuse for being able to get away with something or to have special treatment. You are SO off the mark with your assumptions as to what I am it makes me giggle!!!! Socialist???? LMAO!!!! I appears that you did not read what I said or you were not able to understand what I wrote.
            My point was that to label the so called leader of our country a name based upon the color of his skin is not very nice in my opinion and this is a page where discussions are allowed. If you called him something based upon his policies, they way he does things, his cocky attitude, how he lies, etc., I would never have responded to you, in fact, I would have voted you up. The “the blacks have no problems calling whites names” really is so elementary (not even Jr. High School level” plus does it make it right to turn around and do the same thing? SMH!! Also, I do not believe it is right for ANYONE to be oppressed.
            I’m going to continue to stay on the higher road as often as I can because it makes me a better person, travel which ever road you wish. BTW, I have been a registered Republican, not conservative nor Tea Party, since the day I was able to register to vote.

          • James

            If you were born between 1940 and 1970, the majority of your life has had substantial influence from the television. They use the term “programming” in TV for a reason. This is why you are so against racial language or animosity, even though it’s human nature to disagree culturally. You have been programmed to hate it.

            By the way, all animals bleed the same color as well, yet the propaganda you endured only made you believe that all people were the same. Well here it is, all people are not the same. We inherently differ physically, mentally, socially, culturally, morally, and behaviorally. This is not only caused by our upbringing, but is due to genetic make up to a much greater extent. Oh crap, I let the cat out of the box.

            What you are saying is an absolute untruth that was contrived at the end of World War 2, as a Zionist experiment. These thoughts were implanted through decades of social engineering utilizing television programming as their prime outlet to control and manipulate your entire generation.

            The silent generation was not subjected to this mass brainwashing that occurred to you, which is why your parents had greater moral codes and were not as easily swayed when “new ideas” became main stream. Hallucinogenic drugs were also introduced to your generation to strengthen the abilities of the media influence and weaken your mind to make you more acceptant of ideas that were blatantly untrue. This is why politics are so messed up now. Your entire generation is essentially brainwashed.

            Thankfully, the next generation is not. We do watch TV, but not to the same extent that you did (do?). The influence is not as strong and there is now enough information on the net to allow those of us who are wise to refrain from permitting the lies that are produced from the Zionist propaganda experiment from infiltrating our thought patterns.

            You however, are most probably lost, as you are too old to accept the reality that you have been brainwashed for your entire life. Today is a very scary time, being as though the baby boomers are currently at the helm making laws that go against all rational thought. My generation does what we can to stop the rhetoric from further infecting the population, but we do not yet wield the power to stop the absurdly ludicrous thoughts that are being spewed by you hippy recovering drug addicts. So, I say to you now:

            Please stop trying to limit free speech.

            Please stop militarizing the police force.

            Please stop making laws with racially motivated themes (hate crimes, disadvantaged business enterprise programs, affirmative action).

            Please stop sending my generation to war.

            Please stop further enslaving my generation through debt.

            Please stop the government from spying on its people.

            Please stop flooding the country with illegal aliens.

            Please just stop!

          • FishLady

            James, you have no idea who I am, what I think and why I do what I do so please stop telling me why I think the way that I do. You really need to go tell someone else how they are living their life and why they are doing it the way they are cause for me it isn’t working. I will put this out there for you – there is nothing that you are going to say that is going to change the way I think and it has been proven that these is nothing that you are going to do or say that will change my mind so I believe the only thing that I will be able to agree upon with you is that we should agree to disagree. This will be my last response to anything else that you have to say. Have a great day, a great life and enjoy voting the way YOU want to vote and I will do the same.

      • James

        Touche’. The man is a public figure and public figures must expect to be called names. There is nothing wrong with your statement. Please ignore the liberal minded idiotic comments below. They cannot help that they have been brainwashed by media propanda for the past 50+ years. Your guts are graciously appreciated. Thank you for speaking your mind.

    • riverstun .

      Liberals support Palestinians because the Jews want an ethnically pure, religious state, and are engaged in ethnic cleansing of the pre-1945 inhabitants of the area. Liberals are against ethnic cleansing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/david.heffron David Heffron

      And not because hundreds of children are dying….?

  • Krimsen King

    DISAGREEING WITH ISRAEL OR ISRAELI POLICIES IS NOT ANTI-SEMITISM. Also, who decides which nations have a right to exist and which don’t??

    • Mark R.R.Smith

      Palestine declined the their offer of statehood in 1948. Enough said.

      • Krimsen King

        too bad none of the Palestinians who made that ‘decision’ are still alive… I wonder if modern Palestinians still feel that way…

        • Anonymous

          Perhaps you should watch some Palestinian Mickey Mouse tv shows on Al Aqsa, the Palestinian TV channel, where they sing fun children’s songs about killing jews. Then you’ll have your answer.

          • Krimsen King

            being misguided by propaganda does not make them inherently evil or wrong.. there’s a song here called ‘Barack the magic negro’, but most Americans still find this sentiment horrifying and/or disgusting.. don’t ever judge a people by the worst parts of them 😉

        • Donny Mohler

          Yes, they do. It has been offered time and again, most recently during the time of Yasser Arafat (sp?) as far as I know, with Israel giving absolutely everything the Palestinian’s want except ONE thing. Jerusalem. They will not accept any plan that does not give them full control of Jerusalem, and Israel will not give up their most religiously significant city.

          Israel owns it, Palestine never will – and Palestine (whether they are ruled by the PLO, Hamas, or whatever terror government of the week) will never accept that nor Israel’s right to exist. Instead, they will attack and place blame on Israel because they are in a self inflicted misery.

          • Glennfriend67

            Jerusalem belongs to the Jews and the Christians. Thus it has always been, thus it shall ever be. It does not belong to the Muslims, Never has, never will. The Jews and the Christians have been able to coexist in Jerusalem in peace. That would never happen with the Islamists because they won’t be reasoned with. Jerusalem is the Holy City both for Jews and Christians, as is Bethlehem. The only thing the Muslims want to do is wipe every single Jew and Christian off the face of the earth. What they don’t get is that both of us were here first, and we’ll still be here long after they are gone. The Jews and Christians have suffered much together, yet, for the most part, we remain faithful to our LORD. We will prevail here, too. I believe the Muslims’ days are numbered; that God will soon give Israel the command to rise up and drive the infidels out(see how THEY like being called that) and Israel will once again be as it was, that Jewish and Christian brothers and sisters can live together in peace.

          • Krimsen King

            perfect illustration of the problem… Israel will never accept Palestine’s right to exist and Palestine will never accept Israel’s right to exist.. can we all see now the problem with trying to base a nation on a religion?? self-inflicted misery indeed…

      • RTJ

        I thought all the people at Deir Yassin raised their hands and said, yes to the Israeli ‘offer’ of a state on part of their land.

    • NTX007

      I completely agree with your statement, but the actors are not just “disagreeing with Israel or Israeli policies”. They are going to the point of calling it genocide. Hamas is the only group conducting genocide.

      • Krimsen King

        If there is any evidence that Israeli leaders have intentionally or purposefully attempted to exterminate or somehow eliminate the Palestinian people, genocide is technically what it would be called.. besides, what’s in a name, right… that which we call murder, by any other name, would be as horrible.. the genocidal intent of one group does not justify genocide by any other group, even the victims.

        • Edward Worthington

          Israel is slow to retaliate when attacked. After numerous missiles were sent into Israel they had no choice but to respond.

          • Krimsen King

            and of course, the only response must necessarily be violence, huh… good grief

        • Brutemandave

          Their is no Palestinian people, Palestine is the name of the geographic area, the populace of Gaza comprises of Arabic and Egyptian descended people. The agenda as clearly worded in the Hamas charter is for the annihilation of the Jewish people first in Israel and then in the rest of the world, clearly they have you fooled into supporting their vile cause.

          • Krimsen King

            clearly you make too many assumptions.. I support no ’cause’… I was merely stating objective fact.. we must begin to accept that basing nations on religions WILL NEVER WORK.. clearly the diversity of human populations will never allow the domination of one religion.. even in those countries that do only have ‘one’ religion dominating, they are plagued by even more minor differences (sunni vs. shia)… but clearly, naming one religion the ‘ruling’ religion in a geographic area, for whatever reason, will INEVITABLY lead to oppression and violence… We should very actively try to avoid conflating the worst elements in society with those most similar, i.e. hamas and the Palestinian people, al Qaida and the Afghan people, or militant religious cults with the religions themselves… it happens everywhere and is far too easy a trap to fall into… be careful

    • Ian

      Those countries, when dealing with Israel, decide if they have the right to exist. Israel calls for peace, they attack Israel. Now, if I’m the little guy lobbing missiles at the big guy and I get squashed, whose decision was that? Humans don’t have a right to stupidity + survival. Sometimes they have to CHOOSE.

      • Krimsen King

        It just seems like the Palestinian people have had little to no say whether their nation deserves to live.. do you really believe the ‘big guy’ is justified in ‘squashing’ any ‘little guy’?? Yes, well… every man for himself and all that… natural selection and so on, cuz we’re all just animals, ravenous and violent, eating each other over scraps… yes, no humanity to see here, ladies and gentlemen…

        • olf

          Animals. You must be taking about hamas and yourself. Stop firing rockets and everything can be worked out.

          • Krimsen King

            monkeys, yes… you must make a lot of assumptions… as I said, I was talking about the Palestinian people… and I’m pretty sure most of them have about as much control over the rocket firing as I do…

        • Anonymous

          The problem is not all of the Palestinian people. Many just want to live their lives in peace. Some (not a few) have been brainwashed to hate the Jews by their leaership. Peace and ceding of territory has been offered many times by Israel – the last within the past year – in exchange for peace and recognition of Israel’s right to exist. Palestinian leadership is not interested. And look at a map of Israel and the Islamic nations. You are a bit confused about the “little guy”.

          • olf

            Thank You For Truth. Yes Israel is a little guy and have been dumped on unfairly through out history. Hate drivers people to madness. That’s why God instruction’s are to not follow evil. Amen to Jesus Christ

        • Ian

          They did have a say, and they voted a terrorist organization into power. Instead of using their money for good, HAMAS is hell-bent on the destruction of Israel. When did people become entitled to attack whoever the heck they want to, and then complain that they are getting their people killed? If Palestinians are so against this conflict, then they would push back against Hamas. Instead, they have been supporting the actions of Hamas. They don’t want any more than the destruction of Israel, so where’s the humanity in that?

          • Krimsen King

            Yes, indeed, where… there seems to be far to little humanity in the world.. do you suppose the Palestinian people see Israel itself as the destruction of their nation and their people? Imagine you were told by the U.N. that your country now belonged to some religious group and told you to get out… do you think you’d want the destruction of this religious state that replaced yours? Yes, indeed.. basing nations and national identity on religion certainly does seem to have the effect of destroying humanity, doesn’t it…

          • Ian

            How do you decide who gets to stay, then? Israel is an ally to the U.S., so that makes it pretty easy for us. Iran + Terrorists support Palestine against Jews, the American Devils, and their allies…so there you go. “If Palestine put down their weapons, there would be peace. If Israel put down their weapons, there would be no Israel.” That’s the truth if I’ve ever heard it. I will not support genocidal maniacs, no matter how bad you want me to feel for them. I feel horrible for the innocents that don’t support what Hamas is doing, but I do not blame Israel. I blame the war-mongering manics that are using their own people as human shields.

          • Krimsen King

            The truth is THERE IS NO PALESTINE NOW.. they have already suffered the horrible fate of dissolution that Israelis fear.. it is precisely FALSE perceptions like yours that lead to endless war… yes, if everyone put down their weapons, they would all just cease to exist, huh…. by the way.. do you think the Israeli ‘authorities’ lobbing missiles and sending tanks into Palestine are really in any danger of retaliation?? No, of course not, it is the innocent Israeli people who get killed by rockets… I guess hamas is not the only organization in the world that uses human shields, huh… good lord, help us all….

          • Ian

            What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

          • Krimsen King

            how do you decide who gets to stay??? hahaha and who are ‘you’ to decide? hahahaha not as easy as you think 😉

          • Ian

            Haha you didn’t answer my question. I have every right to take a personal, albeit inconsequential stand against a people that want to kill off an entire race. It might be a cute, hipster liberal fad to hate against Israel and stand for Hamas, but newsflash:

            “Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.’ (Preamble)”

            You are a Moron. Who am I to decide? Hamas has decided their fate. Palestinians can only be liberated by the destruction of these homicidal maniacs, nothing less. Hamas has made it just as easy as I think

          • Krimsen King

            hahahaha I don’t care what any ‘fad’ says or any ‘liberal’ for that matter… you must begin to recognize that people you believe you disagree with may not necessarily be ‘liberal’… you must try to understand that there are far more than two perspectives to humanity… you must also try to understand that disagreeing with Israel or Israeli policies is not necessarily support for some perceived ‘opposing side’… Also, you must try to see that your perspective and your ‘side’ are not the only correct ones… From the perspective of many Palestinians, Israel and Israelis want to ‘kill off’ their entire race.. they see the religious state of Israel as the destruction of their nation and the genocide of their people… You think it is so easy because your perception is so concrete… Yes, it is always easy to blindly obey some imagined alliance or some perceived ‘righteousness’… but objective reality is far from this perception… Until we can begin to see each other as human beings, rather than some massive group of ‘homicidal maniacs’, we will see NEVER ENDING WAR… so… well done, you…. kill until there is nothing left.

          • Ian

            Not at all. We don’t live in a world of unicorns and roses. There are people that exist that will take away your way of life, your freedom, and that will stop at nothing to kill you. Those people exist. There is no room for them in a peaceful society. They are willing to die for what they believe. It doesn’t matter what people think of Israel, nor what people think of Hamas. The FACTS are that Israel does not wish the total destruction of Palestine. Hamas wishes the total destruction of Israel. It is not a matter of perception, it is a matter of facts. Israel has every right to defend themselves against that amount of hate. You are right in that there is no perfect solution. There is more than one side. I know that. We cannot turn a blind eye to history, though. The Jewish people saw what happened when they didn’t fight back. They were put into ovens and buried in mass graves. Put to horrific deaths because they peacefully complied with overwhelming hatred. They have the human right to defend themselves against that kind of hated, regardless of how warranted you think the hatred is. Do not kill until there is nothing left. Only kill when when it is absolutely necessary. Israelis shouldn’t have to live their lives in bunkers any longer. You cannot take away their rights to self-preservation in a land surrounded by hostility and racism towards their people.

          • Krimsen King

            thank you for your perfect illustration of why we CANNOT base nations on religions… The Holocaust is no excuse for persecution and oppression, however righteous they may feel… the fact is also that the Palestinian people have been forced from their lands, told they have no right to exist, then placed in reservations around which massive walls have been built… the FACT is that Israel cannot and should not exist as this ‘Jewish state’ any more than Palestine should be based on Islam… not to mention, there will always be ‘these people’ who always want to ‘destroy everything we are and believe in’… but we CANNOT bend our policies or philosophies in some feeble attempt to spiritually combat this vague, violent attitude… and obviously, violence and contempt don’t spiritually combat ANYTHING, let alone violence itself… I am quite sure Israelis should not and usually do not ‘live their lives in bunkers’… do you really believe the Palestinian people should??? Do you really believe they have no right to live on their ancestral land just like the Israelis??? Do you really believe that they should be forced to live not only in bunkers but behind massive walls as well???? Just how much war and violence do you think it will take before this ‘hamas’ demon is finally eradicated???? here’s a hint: NO AMOUNT OF VIOLENCE WILL EVER ERADICATE ANY PEOPLE OR ANY PROBLEM.. and this is the horrific fallacy under which Israeli ‘authorities’ labor today…

          • Ian

            The Holocaust was the reality of making yourself complacent to hate. If you cannot understand that, then there is nothing more to say. Hamas wants the eradication of Israel. It doesn’t stop there though. They want all infidels to submit or die, which means essentially a jihad against 5 billion people. Do your research. I don’t care if they are capable or not, there is no room for that kind of hate.

          • Krimsen King

            there is no room for this kind of hate, indeed… not in a civilization… would you call the middle east ‘civilization’.. brutal monarchies, dictatorships, theocracies, etc… none are capable of civilization… yes, a few Palestinians want the ‘destruction’ of Israel… yes, a few Israelis want the ‘destruction’ of Palestine… yes, a few, violent monkeys ALWAYS want the ‘destruction’ of civilization, but if we take them this seriously, as if they are legitimate, we legitimize them… It really doesn’t matter what ‘hamas’ wants… it ONLY matters what Israelis and Palestinians want TOGETHER… if these peoples only want the destruction of the other, THERE WILL ONLY BE ENDLESS WAR… if you can only accept that one ‘side’ has a right to exist and to defend itself, YOU CONDEMN THEM ALL TO ENDLESS GUERILLA WAR… the ONLY way to end the conflict is to ACCEPT ANOTHER WAY OF THOUGHT… the peoples themselves must begin to ACCEPT EACH OTHER AS LEGITIMATE HUMAN BEINGS, with basic human rights… if the only answer to violence is just more violence, the path will always only ever be backwards, into darkness.

          • Ian

            Legitimize a terrorist organization? THAT’S a great idea. Why has the U.S. not come up with THAT solution sooner? Newsflash for you: Hamas has no interest in peace. Your moronic idea will never work.

          • Krimsen King

            hahaha good grief, no… don’t legitimize organizations… LEGITIMIZE HUMAN BEINGS… until everyone involved can see each other as human beings instead of these horrific delusional stereotypes of each other, the violence WILL NEVER END… here’s a news flash for you… every human being has a right to exist AND a right to defend himself… could be the Palestinians feel like they’re defending their right to exist as well, you know…

          • Ian

            Palestinians are doing no such thing. They elected a terrorist orginization running on the platform of destroying Israel. Israel has a right to exist and defend themselves against suicide bombers, rockets, genocide, and tunnels. That’s exactly what they are doing. You can’t ignore history as a means to defend your feelings and emotions. The facts say otherwise.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EDW88CBo-8

          • Krimsen King

            yes, and Israelis elected an organization built on the very idea of destroying Palestine.. how do you all just ONLY see ONE side as being correct and righteous??? Do you really believe that past persecutions justify more persecution and violence??? do you really believe that the Palestinian people have no right to their land and that Palestine has no right to exist as a nation???? HOW???? How do you believe this????

          • Ian

            Nope, Israel has no desire to destroy Palestine. You are flat-out wrong. History does not support that land as belonging to Palestinians. Palestinians have no right to the land, but are allowed to co-exist because of the mercy Israel has shown. That’s not good enough for them though. So they elect terrorists and seek the demise of Jews. i believe history, not your select propagate. Jews were in that land long before any Arabs were

          • Krimsen King

            so we get back to one of my original questions… WHO has the right to say which nations can exist and which cannot??? YOU say Palestinians have no right to the land, but I’m quite sure a good number of Palestinians would disagree.. this attitude of perfect righteousness, even with the ‘mercy’ of allowing these people to live in reservations on what was their land… (whatever ancestral lineages may be found, we cannot and should not base modern national identities on it)… the fact also remains that before Israel was created by the UN, people lived on the land… people calling themselves Palestinian… and those people are not going to just go away, or be quiet while some alien organization claims their land from them… Yes, you illustrate perfectly how an attitude of absolute righteousness will ALWAYS lead to violence and persecutions… and why NATIONS CAN NEVER BE BASED ON RELIGIONS.

          • Ian

            And before that, people lived on on the land for 2000 years. People known as Israelites. Jews bought up barren, unwanted land a consensus of the international community–the UN– recognized their Jewish state. The Palestinians sold the worthless land, then decided they wanted it back when the Jews started exploiting the oil resources and irrigating it.

            Forget history for a moment though, look at the facts today. Israel could crush Palestine in one day if they wanted to. They are a nuclear power. However, they have been trying to live in peace for a very long time now. If Hamas had nukes, Israel would not exist, period. That is indisputable. Don’t be ignorant. Hamas do not want Jews to exist, on “their land” or any other land. They want them all dead, and they would not hesitate to kill every Jew, christian, Buddhist, Atheist, and other infidels around the world if they could.

          • Krimsen King

            hamas is a natural result of oppression and persecution, like most radical and violent rebellions… this does not equate them and their organization to the people you believe they represent… do you actually believe there are not similar Israeli organizations who don’t want Palestine or Palestinians to exist??? Ignorance comes from believing in absolute righteousness, and believing in stereotypical propaganda that demonizes an entire people based on the violence of a few.

          • Ian

            It’s not about what I believe, it’s about what Palestinians believe. The fact is a majority of Palestinians voted for Hamas, and most of the rest are not pushing back against them. Palestinian compliance towards evil is the problem. Racism is business as usual

          • Krimsen King

            you do realize that racism is not a one way street, right… it’s not just Palestinian ‘compliance towards evil’ that is a problem.. it is ALL HUMANITY’S compliance with evil that has destroyed societies throughout history and is currently destroying society all throughout the middle east… I just don’t understand how you could believe one side of this conflict is unerringly righteous while the other ‘side’, even the innocent dead themselves, are somehow inherently wrong… and you don’t explain…

          • Ian

            You said the problem: society’s compliance with evil. I refuse to comply with the evil Hamas has shown. Stop launching missiles then come talk to me about how that peace is treating ya.

          • Krimsen King

            Are you really suggesting that the thousand + INNOCENT CIVILIAN Palestinians who have been killed are somehow evil and deserve their suffering and destruction??? PEACE CANNOT BE BASED ON SOME PERCEPTIONS OF ‘EVIL’… both ‘sides’ in these conflicts have committed TERRIBLE HORRIBLE EVILS… but if they all keep insisting on retaliation, violent ‘response’ and revenge, THE VIOLENCE WILL NEVER STOP… describing the ‘evil’ of some group is a very convenient excuse for genocide… there is no righteousness powerful enough to justify reckless violence.

          • Ian

            I get my facts from real life, not your fantasy land. It’s irrelevant what one or two people think. Mainstream Israel is NOT SEEKING THE DESTRUCTION OF ALL ARABS. Hamas is seeking the destruction of all people who do not follow Islam. Wake up and stop believing in steotypical propoganda perpetuated by terrorists that demonizes an entire peaceful race.

          • Krimsen King

            ‘hamas is seeking the destruction of all people..’… and who’s believing stereotypical propaganda??? hahaha can you really not understand the perception of Palestinians that Israel itself is the destruction of their nation and people??? Can you really not understand that they see Israelis as seeking the destruction of all Palestinians????? These are STILL HUMAN BEINGS, friend… they are not inherently anti-Semitic demons bent upon the deaths of all infidels.. THIS IS A RIDICULOUSLY STEREOTYPICAL PERCEPTION… how do you not see this?? hahahaha ‘peaceful race’… what race would that be??? hahahahahaha 😉

          • Ian

            Lol, read Hamas’ charter. They are bent on the destruction of all people who don’t practice Islam. That is a fact. Being human doesn’t give you the right to genocide, dumbo.

          • Krimsen King

            hamas is not equivalent to the Palestinian people.. you must realize there are equivalent organizations within Israel that are bent on the destruction of “Palestine” as a concept, and there are people of all kinds that are bent on the destruction of anyone who doesn’t practice their faith, but we CANNOT and SHOULD NOT bend our policies or philosophies based on what the most violent “want”…

      • Shawn Cameron

        “Humans don’t have a right to stupidity + survival. Sometimes they have to choose”

        Great line!!

  • Yo Mamma

    Seriously. What is an actor?

  • Anonymous

    Mr. Voight is definitely right about Penelope Cruz signing the petition paper. She wants both sides to have peace but signing a petition that is pro-Palestine isn’t bringing peace to the mideast. Not unless she signs a pro-Israel paper too. That way she isn’t choosing sides.

  • udangright

    Democrats have a huge problem deciding what is right and wrong. Most are totally ignorant.

    • Jeff Ford

      Actually they don’t have that difficult a time deciding what’s right and wrong. They just wait until a conservative person of character takes a stand FOR something so they can take a stand against it. Pretty simple philosophy.

      • olf

        True for almost all of them. They have no intellect or right / wrong bases for their view.

  • Anonymous

    Thank-you Mr Voight for having the courage and honesty to say what many of us were thinking. You countered them with facts and information of which a lot of people are unaware. I find it interesting that the pictures I see in my newspapers are always of attacks on Palestine and NEVER of those on Israel. Why is that? We know the attacks are going in both directions. It would be great if there were NO attacks in either direction.

    • Glennfriend67

      It’s because Israel has the Iron Shield, so is better able to protect her people. Also Jewish people believe all life is sacred. The militant islamists, like Hamas, care absolutely nothing for life, including their own. They believe if they take as many “infidels” as possible, they will go straight to terrorist heaven have have their 72 virgins. But the media likes the suicide bombers, making them out to be poor, “misunderstood” people that we should feel sorry for. Garbage! I will never feel sorry for people who use their own children as shields. I will always stand for my brother and sister Israelis, who not only need my support and prayer, but deserve it. Jon Voight knows exactly what I’m talking about. We are both good Catholics who dearly love our Jewish brothers and sisters, and we WILL defend them!

  • Anonymous

    Yes, Voigt knows his stuff about Israel from 1948 on alright. But, Israel’s history is just about as old as the human race and goes back on religious conflicts. Jews believe very strongly that THEY are the chosen people and they will be the ones who will rule the world in peace and harmony. Could that present a problem for others?

    • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

      Every other religion calls themselves the chosen ones. Also it was not the world it was just Israel. God is the one going to rule the earth in peace and harmony.

      • Yo Mamma

        “peace and harmony” lol

        Your god sure ain’t my God Creator

        Lol

        PEACE AND HARMONY

        You had me rolling at peace, but its hurtin now so bad after har har har, I can’t say the rest

        • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

          Have you ever even read the Bible because I bet you have not and your god is surely not the true God..

          • Yo Mamma

            Yes indeed. I am a believer of the front part you love to overlook.

            Thats good. Lets get into the god pissing contest

            Your probation is over mankind. Time to see who has been good and who has been not so. Last chance to choose your gods

    • Crassus

      Yada, yada, yada.

    • Mark R.R.Smith

      Cite your references. Nowhere in any book or scroll do the Jews say they will one day rule the world. Anti-Semitic propaganda is what you are spewing.

    • Anonymous

      No. They are the chosen people but they will not rule the word as a group. Christ will do this. In the Bible the Christian gentiles were included in this. I don’t think current Jews even think that. They just want to be left alone to live their lives, but many in the world just won’t leave them alone and they are constantly thrust into conflict just to survive.

      • Anonymous

        Just like they have been throughout the ages.

    • Anonymous

      I’ll take peace & harmony over the caliphate alternative any day.

    • Donny Mohler

      Jews do believe they are the chosen people and that Israel is their promised land, given to them by God. Christians believe this as well, but nowhere in the Christian Bible or the Jewish Tanakh is there a doctrine of Israel ruling the world. On the contrary, they will always be the guy who is picked on and in danger from their neighbors until, in the Christian and Jewish view, they will eventually be saved from these neighbors (and, in Christian eschatology, the Anti-Christ…but that’s a whole other tangent) by God himself.

      • Yo Mamma

        Jews do believe they are the chosen people

        Right!

        Wrong!

        The Hebrews are the chosen ones

        Alternatively you could be ‘chosen’ too

        You just have to obey the Torah and LOVE God. Don’t expect love in return. Because God Creator dislikes you, naughty humanoid

        • Donny Mohler

          Kind of, but there is a lot of “law” to that. You can be a Jewish convert but it takes some work. I’m a bigger fan of just being grafted in through Christ :-)

          And, God is a pretty big fan of His creation as shown through Christ’s sacrifice (although the Jews don’t typically believe in Him as their Messiah…which sucks.)

          • Yo Mamma

            You made your choice – Bad for you is all I can say. But enjoy life as much as possible

          • FishLady

            And, God is a pretty big fan of His creation as shown through Christ’s sacrifice (although the Jews don’t typically believe in Him as their Messiah…which sucks.) – Why is this, because I do not believe the same way as you do??? I do not say that you suck or that Christians suck because they do not believe as I do. I believe in G-d and I worship one G-d.

          • Yo Mamma

            fishylady God (CReator) is not a HE as you say. Its written in Torah as masculine but never once is ANY gender mentioned. This is another jewish disaster. And God is judgmental and the Priests that judge OVER YOUR Sorry behinds are judgmental too

          • Donny Mohler

            I wasn’t implying that you or anyone as a Jew “suck” because you believe differently than I/Christians…I just wish you realized Christ as Messiah. It is really the largest difference between those who are (true) Christians and those who are (true) Jews (and an understandable one) as our core values are the same or very close. I apologize for the poor choice of words…no judgement intended.

        • FishLady

          It takes a little bit more than just obeying the Torah and to LOVE G-d. It is not just like passing a test and getting a certificate to show you passed, it is so, so much more as it is a way of life, it is who you are and who you become, which a lot of people just do not understand. I know, I studied for a few years, I live the life and I do not just love G-d, I embrace Him – this is my personal choice and I chose to convert to Judaism.

          • Yo Mamma

            Yeah well good luck with your add-on Talmud. Its an illegal document you jews have made sacred. This is one good reason the followers of Moses (Hebrews) are NOT Jews – Jews/christians/muslims, you’re all the same.

            Calling God a HE is blasphemous and that Talmud is rebellious and blasphemous

          • FishLady

            LOL!!! Now I see what you are and unfortunately I have been taught not to drop to the levels of those such as you. G-d Bless you and He loves you regardless of the hatred which you emit from your hateful soul!! I bet your favorite numbers are 666!!

          • Yo Mamma

            No hatred here dear only lack of tolerance for blasphemers

      • Brutemandave

        Every religion thinks it is the chosen ones, don’t be so freakin naive and place this on one single group. What the heck did you think Hamas’s latest jihad is all about.

        • Donny Mohler

          I was just responding to someone who said Jews believe they will rule the world (which in Jewish and Christian doctrine is way off the mark)…I don’t know how your comment applies?

      • FishLady

        We do believe we are the chosen people and we believe this because this is what G-d said to us, although, we do not want to kill others because they do not believe as we do. We do not want to drive other countries into the ocean because they do not believe as we do. All we do is love G-d, we love our families, we love our children, we want to help others and we have a right to protect ourselves if finally being pushed to the limit. Thank you for understanding.

    • Brutemandave

      What’s your point, Hamas thinks they are the chosen people as well, why do you think they are on their latest jihad.

    • FishLady

      Israel is a problem for other people just because they exist!!! It is as simple as this, “Stop firing rockets at Israel and there will be peace. Stop using the tunnels that were built instead of schools, hospitals, parks, etc., to kidnap Israeli’s and kill them or to sneak into Israel to bomb and kill Israeli civilians or who ever they can. Have you ever heard an Israeli or Jewish person walking around spouting “I am one of the chosen ones so I can do what I want??” Israel has never tried to impose their standards on other countries, all they want to do is to love their families, have a good and peaceful life, embrace G-d and do good for others – they want to live in peace!!! It is obvious that it’s a problem for you that Israeli’s and Jews anywhere to believe in anything. SMH!

    • Anonymous

      First of all, a clear understanding of what “chosen” to God really means is required. I am not Jewish, but I was still “chosen” by God’s grace and mercy to be in his family. It doesn’t mean I am more special, but it does mean that I have a responsibility to live as best as I can by godly principles of right and wrong. The Jewish people were “chosen” to be god’s standard bearers. Secondly, inside of Israel, all faiths are allowed to worship. That is certainly not the case in many other Muslim countries. Perhaps, you have been shielded from the persecution and murder and beheadings and crucifixions of Christians taking place in the middle east? THAT presents a problem, not the Jews!

  • http://truthofg.blogspot.com/ Connor Kenway

    Voight is just saying what sane people are thinking about this mess.

  • Anonymous

    Amen to Jon Voint for telling history. If people would look at the history of what happen with open eyes then maybe they would agree with Israel. Hamas and Pakestians don’t care about their own people. This is pure evil!! I stand for Israel and we all should. They all forgot about 9/11. Look at the to protest in England and France and yes LA. They want Israel and USA gone off the earth! Stand up for Israel!!

    • Anonymous

      99% of those protestors are muslims!!!

      • Yo Mamma

        90% of south american illegals are catholic

        • Glennfriend67

          You’re not funny.

          • Yo Mamma

            You obviously think that America run by the Catholic Church will be ‘funny’ too

          • Anonymous

            never will happen!!! you’re full of hate, and have your fingers crossed!!!

          • Yo Mamma

            I don’t hate anyone or anything so you’re wrong about that. I don’t tolerate a lot, but you didn’t mention that. That makes you inaccurate sparky.

            Do your thing and stop the illegal entry of thousands of catholics

          • Glennfriend67

            The last sentence you wrote proves that you are a hateful person. We have never done anything to you. You don’t know how many of them are Catholic, or another religion. That is pure arrogance and spitefulness. Maybe we should say, stop the illegal immigration of your religion, or stop the illegal immigration of atheists. Would you like that? But that is not our way. We don’t stoop to your level. Plus, we’ve been persecuted for over two thousand years. Your snideness is pretty paltry in comparison.

          • Yo Mamma

            “You don’t know how many of them are Catholic” awe poor baby.

            Just do some research and see the percentages of CATHOLICS in southern america. Its close to 90%.

            Be an idiot in your own time.

            “The last sentence you wrote proves that you are a hateful person.”

            WRONG again idiot

            IF THEY WERE MUSLIMS, JEWS OR HINDU I would be equally passionate about UPHOLDING American law.

            Are judges hateful? Is the law hateful? Am I hateful? No

            You’re just another idiot

          • Bob Marly

            90% of central and south Americans are Catholic, so, odds are 90%of the Illegals crossing the border are probably Catholic!! DING DING DING DING!! It is how a functioning brain works Dumb Ass!!

        • Anonymous

          it doesn’t make any difference what religion you are when you wave freebies in front of them!!! 99% of those protestors are muslim!!! you are part of the 1%!!!

  • Anonymous

    Right on Jon!!!

  • Dave B in AZ

    After Hamas destroys Israel (as if), then what? Islam continues to focuses its propaganda and war against anyone not muzzbo, any state not sharia. They are compelled to force the world into an ayatollah run sharia government and WILL NEVER STOP. It was the same scenario with Adolf Hitler and his bullcrap vision for the world. What did it take to destroy Hitler? Yeah.

  • Sean Sellars

    Funny the only country that supports Israel is America…..that should tell you we aren’t getting the whole truth

    • http://www.liberallyconservative.com/ Don Anastas

      And what is your point? That you’re clueless.

      • BadWolf

        Actually i think his point was that you are clueless along with every other american backing Israel.

        • darlene

          America isn’t backing Israel if their condemning what there doing to the Hamas

          • Brutemandave

            The people are but the administration isn’t in lock and step with the citizens it purports to serve.

    • Anonymous

      What truth? Anything claimed as truth from your own government? All you have is crooks and shysters in Washington and you expect them to tell you the truth?

    • Brutemandave

      Many countries have been supporting Israel, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K. and so on, and what truth do you seek?

  • mlelias

    I think Hollywood is full of a bunch of nut cases . Divorces ,Drugs ,tons of money . They are elitists and yet they have the nerve to call others this. They are filled with Jewish people that to my surprise I think have forgotten this. Is it going to take a 9/11
    in LA In Hollywood to wake them all up to this leftist bull. Its disgusting and frankly scary . But I really believe thats comming . Dont think they get it at all. !!!

  • Jessica Yost

    You know, I really just want to say thank you for your diligent work on reporting the Gaza / Israeli war. Some of your articles couldn’t have come across on my page at a better time. Just when I couldn’t think my heart could break more, I saw your apology to Israel and the Jewish people……..Thank you again, and G-d speed.

  • Tara Simpson

    Jon Voight leaves out a few key facts in his history of Palestine/Israel: 1. Britain signed the Balfour Declaration in 1917, promising European Jews territories in Palestine, providing there would be NO DISPLACEMENT of the indigenous population. 2. At the time of the 1947 U.N. partition, Jews only owned 6% of the Palestinian land, yet the U.N. awarded them 55%. And people are surprised that Palestinians didn’t willingly concede to owning only 45%, when prior to 1947 they owned virtually all of Palestine, their ancestral home for 2,000 years? Over 400 Palestinian villages were destroyed and 750,000 Palestinians displaced. 3. Finally, since the 1947 partition, Israel has steadily confiscated and occupied more and more Palestinian land. Israel is the only so-called democracy without official borders, because those borders keep changing. Israel is an artificial state; an experiment in racial entitlement that has a disastrous 66 year track record of violent uprising and human rights violations. And this Zionist experiment has all been funded by the U.S. taxpayers since 1948, 98% of whom are Christian.

    • olf

      Sounds like they own it to me. Israel folks are honest seeking people who want to live and get along as well as contribute to the world with talents and humanitarian values. They have done that in spite of being persecuted through the history of the world. If you have not noticed they don’t start these fights. Also if you haven’t noticed they are very smart people too. Many doctors, scientist, inventors and so on. If you have not studied please do. The people ( Palestinian ) are not good stewards of any thing so far. They were given free land and developed property and they destroyed it intentionally. The people running their government are crazy heathens.

      • Tara Simpson

        Own it? It was given to them by the UN, and it wasn’t the UN’s to give! The reason for the 1947 partition was of course the Holocaust, and the Holocaust happened in part because German Jews trashed their own country in WWI by bringing the U.S. into WWI ON THE BRITISH SIDE in exchange for the promise of Palestine. That is why the 1917 Balfour Declaration came about. Germany was devastated by WWI, then devastated some more by runaway inflation during the 1920’s Weimar Republic, when Jews controlled the central banking. When Hitler introduced a state-backed currency to bring the inflation under control, the Jewish money power balked, because it broke up their central banking monopoly. Judea declared a worldwide boycott of all German business and German-made goods, further devastating Germany financially. That’s why the Holocaust happened, and the Holocaust created an urgency for a Jewish state, which was against the better judgment of the U.S. State Dept.

        • Brutemandave

          You need to get educated girl, the inflation with in the Weimar republic was a result of punitive economic actions imposed on them by the allies in order to keep the German threat weak an action which actually propelled the hostility. You are just repeating the history of the National workers socialist party and falling into the same ruts the anti-Semites have in the past with your hateful rhetoric.

        • FishLady

          Oh my, you are even a Hitler supporter. You do not deserve my words or time that I had thought about using in response to your senseless babbling.

        • olf

          No matter if it was or wasn’t their fault that did not give anyone or hitler the right to kill millons of people like take.
          If your angry with world banks who run those things and the world, it wasn’t common peoples fault. get rational.

      • Tara Simpson

        And incidentally, Israel did initiate these recent hostilities, by kidnapping 17 Palestinian boys before those 3 Israelis were kidnapped. Israel wants Gaza for its natural gas reserves. They’ve steadily taken and illegally occupied more and more of Palestine over the years. Maps don’t lie.

        • Dan

          Gosh! You’re so brainwashed! Stop watching Al Jazeera 24/7, maybe you’ll learn what’s really going on in this world.

        • olf

          That isn’t true. They don’t kidnap. They might arrest if they are criminals caught planning bombs or something.

      • Tara Simpson

        The Palestinians “were given free land”? IT WAS THEIR LAND! How can you “give” something to someone who already owns it? And as far as smart Jews are concerned, Albert Einstein, perhaps the most famous smart Jew of all, was vehemently opposed to Zionism.

        • FishLady

          Please do just a little more research. The history of Israel did not start in 1917!!

          • Yo Mamma

            Its started 3500 years ago

            God Creator promised as an eternal inheritance the LAND OF ISRAEL to the followers of TORAH, and no other, which is not the jews, christians, muslims or cat people

        • olf

          Well, if you don’t want to believe God, then believe the 1948 UN charter. Give them a break, they have done nothing wrong. Why do you have hate in your heart for a people you don’t even know. Your listening to the lies of islam that want to kill you me and anyone who is not islam. Does that really sound like folks you want to help. Read your Bible, it’s all in there. Albert Einstein knew about God Too. Amen

      • Anonymous

        Honest seeking people? Yet, Israel has nuclear weapons and has used them. They have technologies that can blow your mind. They won’t sign the nuclear agreement pact. Are they really honest people?

        • Brutemandave

          Much like the U.S. Russia, France, North Korea, India, Pakistan and so on.

        • FishLady

          Do you know for a fact that Israel has nuclear weapons? Have you seen them? Please state FACTS as to when and where Israel has used (laugh) these nuclear weapons?

        • olf

          Yes I know they have them and yes I know they are very smart folks. They are some of most genius people on the planet. But they have been very restrained, and don’t take those people out, and yes they could if they wanted to.
          I’ve never heard of them using them.

        • Anonymous

          Hey, ‘you’re impaled,’ have you cleared out all the smoke, dust and cindered bodies from the latest nuclear explosion of your too cluttered mind?…A spring cleaning is long overdue.

    • Yo Mamma

      God Creator promised as an eternal inheritance the LAND OF ISRAEL to the followers of TORAH, and no other, which is not the jews, christians, muslims or cat people

      That is before your Balfour Declaration in 1917

      So chew on that

    • R.C. Cola

      Just like a true Leftist Liberal Atheist Moron response.

    • Brutemandave

      So you are forgetting about the last 3800 years of Jewish history in this area, sad that the arabs in Palestine can’t tolerate others.

    • FishLady

      I believe you have left out a lot of the facts, but, I also believe you are out in left field and you can believe what you want to believe when you are in your own little world of La La Land.

  • Anonymous

    Most of Hollyweird is not known for it’s great intellect. In most cases it all about looking good, having sex with the “right” people, and going with the flow on politics.

  • Kim Wilsey

    Now we all know some of the uneducated celebrities are. You would think that with all that income they make that they would purchase a book about history. Glenn Beck, I think you should personally send these celebrities books about the facts that they are clueless about.

  • Anonymous

    So, a couple of quick questions: how did the UN get that land in the first place? and How was it theirs to give?

    • The_Real_Lee

      British Colonialism. That’s how.

      • Anonymous

        To tiresome lefties, all of history is merely some form of Euro post-colonial tragedy…

  • art

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    I Will Defend My People, Israel

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    Listen:

    5/31/10 From God The Father and YahuShua HaMashiach,
    Jesus The Christ, Our Lord and Savior – The Lord’s
    Words Spoken to Timothy, During an On-Line Conversation With a
    Brother in Christ – For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

    Thus
    says The Lord God: I will defend My people, Israel, and take
    vengeance upon My enemies. For My own name’s sake will I do it,
    and for My servant David’s sake shall it be done… And
    thereafter shall My witnesses be sent into battle…

    For
    behold, I have only just begun to speak! Says The Lord of Hosts. I
    have only just begun to reveal the power of The Lord! I have only
    just begun to reveal My anger! Yet if it were not for the sake of a
    remnant among those yet to be called, and for the sake of My name in
    Israel, that it may be glorified, I would have destroyed the enemies
    of Israel already, blotting them from the face of the whole earth.
    Thus I have withheld My hand, and have not yet taken vengeance upon
    My enemies. Yet I shall not withhold My hand for much longer,
    neither shall My wrath tarry.
    For I shall surely stretch out My
    hand and strike the nations, and the slaughter shall be very great!
    Many ten thousands shall fall in one day!… A great destruction,
    even of all their devices! For The Lord God shall come out
    against them mightily!… Very dreadful in battle! With a
    terrible destruction shall I be glorified in My strength, and the
    slaughter shall be great!… A slaughter which has never been
    seen in Israel, slaughter of such a kind, causing ALL in the earth
    to tremble!
    And those who hear of it, even their ears will
    tingle, with their hearts skipping a beat within their chests. Then
    they will know, I AM THE LORD, when I have magnified Myself in the
    land of Israel, when I have shaken the mountains of Israel, with My
    presence!… Yea, in the hearts of many shall My name be
    hallowed, on that day.

    Behold, I shall lift
    up an ensign to all nations!

    It shall be forged
    with fire,
    And painted with the blood of mighty men!

    With the smoke thereof rising to heaven!

    For
    I was there, when My people were slaughtered…

    I
    was with each one, as they breathed their last;
    I was with
    them in their torment, I shared in their agony;
    I endured
    their pain, and their anguish I knew…

    We did
    weep together!

    Indeed, I had handed them over, and scattered them
    amongst the nations, and this at their own request. For their
    forefathers had sworn it, and throughout their generations they have
    upheld it. Therefore was My anger kindled against them; thus did I
    drive them out and scatter them amongst the nations… Bitter
    enmity, great sadness. Yet I did not hold onto My anger forever,
    and My love never departed from them; neither did I forsake them in
    their trials. Behold, I was there at the end of their tribulations,
    for they did behold My face as they fell asleep.
    And now the time
    has come; the time of vengeance is very near! And I shall surely
    repay! Great calamity shall increase and come forth, from every
    corner! And many ten thousands shall fall! Multitudes will lie down,
    on every side!… And many will fear.
    Behold, a great
    wailing shall be heard from one end of the earth to the other, and
    many will turn against Me. Even among the flocks, called by My own
    name, shall there be many who turn away and mock My promises… Thus
    that, which is written, shall be fulfilled. Even some, from
    among this little flock, will fall away, saying within themselves,
    “Where is the promise of His coming?”
    Yet you, My
    sons, don’t you fall away… Hold fast. Set your
    foundations upon The Rock, fix your eyes upon your King, set your
    shoulders straight and stand fast in battle array. For The Holy One
    is coming down to you, at a day you do not expect Him and at an hour
    you are not looking for Him. And in you shall He dwell fully, with
    His glory shown in your gaze, and with His strength revealed in the
    words of your mouth, which shall be your sword… Behold, His
    presence shall overshadow you, and His glory shall be your shield!
    And by the power of His might shall you perform His will, doing
    great and mighty exploits in His name!… Therefore, prepare and
    make ready, for it is time.

    Now consider this, even as I had
    spoken it through My servant, called Beloved; yea, ponder it and
    also receive it: By good works you will not find Me, yet good
    works are found in Me. And by My works shall you begin to know Me,
    for My works shall be done in you.
    Yet understand this also:
    Where human power is, pride follows close behind. Yet one who
    surrenders to The Lord will be given eagle’s wings. Yea, nothing
    shall be impossible for them, for I shall be with them and in them,
    says The Lord… For in that day, wheresoever I am will My
    servants be also. And wheresoever I go, My servants will follow. And
    whatsoever I decree will be done in an instant. And those who are
    chosen to serve will go for Me, without hesitation. And that, which
    I speak in this place, will be heard in another.

    And no more shall My
    servants be restrained,
    By any means, declares The
    Lord…

    For it is I, The King of Glory, who has
    spoken it.

    http://trumpetcallofgodonline.com/index.php5?title=I_Will_Defend_My_People%2C_Israel

  • Shawn Cameron

    I remember watching an episode of Punk’d (no I’m not proud of it). On this particular episode they had a gag where a Korean woman was interviewing actors on the red carpet and she had a “translator” needless to say the translator wasn’t exactly being accurate. One of the people interviewed was Penelope Cruz, what the lady asked I cannot remember but the translator said;

    “She asked what it feels like to be a Mexican wh0re”

    To which Penelope Cruz replied, very indignantly;

    “I AM NOT A MEXICAN!! I AM NOT A MEXICAN!!”

    • FishLady

      LMAO!!!! This is priceless!!!!!

  • Shawn Cameron

    The media and entertainment industry is full of Jews, yet so many of them support people who would kill them given half the chance.

  • RTJ

    Voight has the most clueless understanding of Al-Nakba that i’ve heard from an adult. I wonder if he cribbed it from a Zionist history site for kindergarteners.

    • Guest

      You are…..as your name says.

  • ThorsteinVeblen2012

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW7mJlcU1vY

    Watch this peaceful Jewish demonstrator get beaten by police.

    • ThorsteinVeblen2012

      Here he is being interviewed a few days later. You can see the swelling from the beating:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57CJ83TlHJs

      • Iceman

        As Derzhavin noted, the Jews are nothing more than a band of clever robbers.

        • Anonymous

          Bigot of anti-semitism…

    • Iceman

      As Marx noted: Mammon, the God of Israel, is expressed in the lust for money.

      • Anonymous

        “Wots all this then?”…asks ancient British Bobbie. Obviously, its a dangerous variant of the ignorantly bigoted Protocols of Zion…

  • Anonymous

    Israel is our Ally , RESPECT THAT!!!!!!

  • Sharif Hamdy

    Tell me something, why is it if someone is against the Murder of civilians by the thousands, they are “Anti-Semetic”?…….kinda reminds me of how if you dont like Obama than you must be a racist. F- Israel, they are killing people indiscriminately by the thousands…..dont like my view point? tough….you cant do anything about it.

    • FishLady

      Polly want a cracker???

    • Anonymous

      First, don’t exaggerate the numbers, the true murdering barbarians here are Hamas, a universally designated ‘terrorist’ organization that started this latest battle after carefully collecting the latest model rockets (not for children) from Iran and raining them down on the children of Israel while hiding behind the children of Gaza,… SICK!

  • iCrap

    considering the jewish presence in hollywood, i’m really surprised by the anti-israel sentiment from hollywood. i find it really, really strange

    • James

      Now that you say that, me too. Very strange indeed.

      • Anonymous

        Not much surprise really: actors are role-players, the better ones are good because they buy into their fantasy roles like the has-been ‘actress’ role in that classic movie about Hollywood: ‘Sunset Boulevard’…. She was empty inside, no there there, a classic phony…Most Hollywood actors are too wrapped up in themselves to have much religion and are as stupid as Bardem and Cruz,… truly ignorant. They wouldn’t know a candlestick from a menorah, seems to me.

    • Iceman

      Well, if Lois Lerner, David Coleman, and Gyorgy Schwartz aren’t enough to open your eyes to the fact that the Jews are a hostile foreign tribe, you’re
      likely to remain blind forever.

  • David Snider

    who is the UN to hand out land… seems like Naziism to me

    • Donny Mohler

      If you take the time to look up the history you will find there is much more to it than the UN. Colonial England would be a good place to start. Not to mention the several thousand years of Jewish/Hebrew history on the land.

    • TheLoyalOpposition

      The middle-east has been divided up throughout history!! —- Israel has been part of the Egyptian Empire, Kingdom of Israel, Assyrian Empire, Babylonian Empire, Persian
      Empire, Macedonian Empire, Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, Sassanid Empire, The
      Caliphate, Seljuk Empire, Controlled by the Crusaders, Saladin’s Empire, The Ottoman Empire, Controlled by European Colonialism… and finally back
      to Israel in 1947!! — Most of the “modern” middle-east country’s
      boundaries were originated by the Sykes-Picot Treaty… a European solution!! —– The
      “Arab Spring” seems to tell us that the middle-east is still in
      “flux”… so who on earth is really an expert (over the UN in
      1947) as to WHO really “owns Israel”!!!

  • Anonymous

    Apparently no one knows anything about History, because if they did they would know that when anyone threatens to destroy Israel (The Jewish People), Israel will have no choice but to react, and defend themselves.
    THEY HAVE ALREADY BEEN THERE AND DONE THAT! …….
    With the end results being 6 million Jews being Assassinated by Hitler, and God only knows how many Jews Stalin killed.
    From the beginning of time, The Jews have been persecuted.
    As far as using children to accomplish an Agenda, whether it’s to bomb a whole Nation, or to; ILLEGALLY BREAK INTO A NATION, WHICH IS HAPPENING TO THE U.S. NOW.
    The onlooker can’t see the evil behind the curtain, because they can only see the faces of the innocent children who are being used as shields……..
    “SATANS BEST TRICK WAS TO CONVINCE HUMANITY THAT HE DOESN’T EXIST”………

  • 2 IT too

    Franchise slum Hollywood IS IMPLODING,
    ———————-even SPIELBERG has said so.

    YOU out there!

    GOT a flipcam?

    YOU—–ARE—— NOW HOLLYWOOD!

  • landofaahs

    Good job Jon. These Hollywood cowards are probably afraid they will be targeted by terrorists if they stand up for a persecuted group called the Jews want a sliver of land to avoid persecution.

    • Iceman

      The Jews are Hollywood.

  • Iceman

    Well, if Lois Lerner, David Coleman, and Gyorgy Schwartz aren’t enough to open
    your eyes to the fact that the Jews are a hostile foreign tribe, you’re
    likely to remain blind forever.

  • Anonymous

    Israel has been receiving rocket fire from the Palestinians for decades. It’s one of those stories that just doesn’t get reported

  • Poopers

    Jon Voight, you have officially proved your lack of moral standing, and id love to meet you so i can poop all over you. Cheers…

  • ran kell

    glen you are %100 right on Jon
    Voight.

  • riverstun .

    Funny why Voight didnt mention Mel Gibson, who actually launched into a vitriolic anti-jewish rant as he fell out of a car drunk in front of a cop.
    Instead, he rails against people who stand against the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from their homeland.

  • David

    Hamas is a self-proclaimed terrorist organization. So….yea it’s a no-brainer to me.

  • Pat Hylton Teegarden

    I am and always be on Israel’s side!

  • Anonymous

    I have watched the View for “entertainment purposes” not for news or facts – it’s a fricking tv show – why would anyone base anything of importance on that?

  • highpriestess

    the fake khazars stole Isra Hell from the indigenous peoples of Palestine, whose dna I might ad proves they were the original Jews in that region, they changed their religion to Islam, but not their Genes. You can’t be anti semitic if you hate the Jews of isra hell because their blood does not have an ounce of Semitic blood, they are Khazars and have nothing to do with the original jews or israel for that matter. hamas should do everything in their power to get rid of these false synogogues of satan in the Illegal state of Isra HELL

  • Joel Gonzalez

    This is a time when Israel is fighting a public relations war as much as an actual war, though as we should know from Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, one goes hand in hand with the other. You do not have to agree with anyone else’s thinking, but you should be taking note and trying to understand why people think that way, if you’re going to make any attempt to have them understand your side of the argument. (Or you can just point fingers and call names like a 2-year old, accomplishing nothing) And isn’t that the “Real Shame”?

  • whosits

    Jon Voight is absolutely right. He’s one of the few Hollywood actors who actually knows what’s going on. Most others should stick to acting alone.

  • Wan Roselan Mustapaha

    Voight Zionist waiting you in hell,,,you all allowed to be poodles and stooges with your self distorted biased report.. You also ignore d that Zionist had crucified your Jesus and Oswald a Zionist shot JFK… including staged the 9/11 as premeditated invasion of Iraq

  • Muhammad Zuhudi Hj Muda

    Only people with no heart will support Israel…

  • http://www.facebook.com/david.heffron David Heffron

    “the Arab Palestinians were offered the other half. The Arabs rejected the offer, and the Jews accepted”

    No, the Arab Palestinians were not offered the other half, they were thrown out of that half.

    They were already there.

  • Zareer Wan Mohamad Masterchef

    life is too short, what u and your husband did is true things, tq u so much, may Allah bless you and drive all of us to heaven

  • Sean Moore

    Dry that one out and you can fertilize the lawn John Voight.

  • Martin

    One man spouting his opinion. no relevant facts, avoided the real reason, that of the invasion of Palestine and the humanitarian disaster that Israel is forcing on all the people of Palestine. In short , this article should be entitled ‘man down pub says’