Critics point out that actresses and former IDF fighters are “propaganda” tools for the Israeli army
The 36-year-old “Wonder Woman” actress expressed her “heartbreak” on Twitter because her “country is at war” and because tensions in the disputed Jerusalem area led to a relationship between Israel and Hamas There was a deadly missile engagement.
The Israelis tweeted on Wednesday yesterday: “This is a vicious circle that has been going on for too long.”
“Israel should live as a free and safe country. Our neighbors should do the same. I pray for the victims and their families. I pray for the end of this unimaginable hostilities, and I pray for our leaders to find a solution. So that we can live in peace.
Some Twitter users immediately went to the social network, analyzed the actress’s military history, and accused her of supporting “ethnic cleansing” and “genocide.”
Others support Gadot’s call for peace and point out that all Israelis over the age of 18 are required to perform military service.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Republican of Texas) expressed his solidarity with the actress more succinctly, in short: “God bless @GalGadot.”
While causing controversy, other public figures were also forced to change their positions with fewer diplomatic comments.
The hopeful Andrew Yang, the mayor of New York, withdrew a firm tweet in support of Israel after a statement from leftist critics and Palestinian activists criticizing the Democratic Party.
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, among Yang’s critics, also criticized President Biden for saying: “Israel has the right to defend itself.”