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10 New Hollywood Movies That Aim to Show Support for Israel (SATIRE)

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Penelope Cruz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Ten major film studios are currently in production on projects that promote a decidedly pro-Israeli narrative. In famously liberal Hollywood, such a development has left mouths agape and set tongues a wagging.

Since the Jewish State began defending itself from the thousands of rockets that Hamas has hurled at it – as well as ongoing terror attacks and murders, the overwhelming number of Tinseltown’s producers, directors, actors, and studio moguls have remained indifferent to the plight of millions of Israeli citizens fleeing for their lives.

But while such silver screen luminaries as Penelope Cruz, Rihanna, and Selena Gomez have criticized Israel’s response to the rocket and terror attacks, a string of top Hollywood A-listers recently signed a petition backing Jerusalem and condemning Hamas, the terrorist organization that rules the Gaza Strip.

Evidently, the statement, initiated by a group called Creative Community for Peace and signed by close to 200 Hollywood heavyweights, has tapped a reservoir of goodwill towards Israel.

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Shortly after the publication of the letter condemning the “ideologies of hatred and genocide which are reflected in Hamas’s charter,” movie studios such as the Walt Disney Company, Viacom, and Time Warner announced they had greenlit several projects that will convey a more balanced version of recent events in the Middle East.

Among the planned cinematic offerings:

1) There’s Something about Bibi

2) When Arik Met Sari

3) Dimona is Forever

4) The Hummus Games

5) West Bank Story

6) Not without my Jachnun

7) Lawrence of the Arava

8) Mad Mashal: Beyond Iron Dome

9) Fajr on the Roof

10) A Sabra Named Desire

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