Israeli President Isaac Herzog has slammed Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie after her current remarks on the Israel-Hamas Warfare. Mr Herzog was in an interview with Piers Morgan and acknowledged that he witnessed personally what occurred on the primary day of the assaults and the way it was the “worst atrocity as a nation.” Ms Jolie had lately posted about her anti-Israel stance on her social media accounts. Whereas referring to her expertise working with the United Nations to assist refugees, Ms Jolie acknowledged that her “focus is on the individuals displaced by violence in any context.”
She added, “What occurred in Israel is an act of terror. However that can’t justify the harmless lives misplaced in bombing a civilian inhabitants in Gaza that has nowhere to go, no entry to meals or water, no risk of evacuation, and never even the fundamental human proper to cross a border to hunt refuge.” She wrote that Gaza was “quick changing into a mass grave” on account of Israel’s airstrikes and that “the world watches” as “tens of millions of Palestinian civilians – kids, girls, and households – are being collectively punished” in a later publish that included a photo that appeared to show a recent Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip.
Reacting to the identical, Mr Herzog within the interview mentioned that Ms Jolie has not visited Gaza and she or he will not be providing Israelis any potential to defend themselves by her remarks. “I completely reject her claims. I believe she’s by no means been in Gaza…. to go to and see the details on the bottom. In Gaza now there may be struggle, however there isn’t any humanitarian disaster that doesn’t allow them to outlive,” he mentioned.
The Israeli President added, “Angelina Jolie doesn’t supply the Israeli individuals any potential to defend themselves by saying what she’s saying. And Gaza is a jail not due to Israel. Israel pulled out of Gaza. Gaza is an Iranian base crammed with terror. Maybe the end result of this struggle will allow the Gazan individuals who deserve an honest good life to get pleasure from it underneath a unique regime that can allow motion in the direction of peace. You will inform me, after all, the civilians are to not blame. Fantastic, if the civilians are to not blame, then please allow Israel to uproot these terrorists.”
The President additionally recollected the morning of the October 7 assault by Hamas. He acknowledged that there have been sirens all throughout and so they ran to shelters. “It was 6:30 a.m. The silence in the complete neighbourhood was torn to items by immense sirens after which booms. We instantly realized we have been underneath an enormous missile assault… and the shock was large. We ran to the shelters. Then we began getting the limitless information about atrocities all through our southern border, about individuals being locked in shelters and burned and underneath assault. And all hell broke free. We have gone by the worst atrocity as a nation because the institution of the state of Israel. The very best quantity of Jews killed because the Holocaust, about eight or 9 occasions, when it comes to 9/11, of our nationwide proportion of casualties,” he instructed Piers Morgan.
In the meantime, Angelina Jolie’s father, Jon Voight, also stated that he was “disappointed” by his daughter’s remarks. He mentioned in a video posted on X, “I’m very disenchanted that my daughter, like so many, has no understanding of God’s honour, God’s truths. That is about destroying the historical past of God’s land – the Holy Land – the land of the Jews. That is justice for God’s kids of the holy land.” He continued, “The Israeli military should shield thy soil, thy individuals. That is struggle. It is not going to be what the left thinks, it could actually’t be civil now.”