Celebrities like Jamie Lee Curtis, Gal Gadot, Amy Schumer and Man Oseary took to social media to share their sympathies for Israel after the Palestinian militant group Hamas launched land and air strikes on the Gaza Strip early Saturday morning.
Israeli media, citing rescue service officers, stated a minimum of 250 individuals had been killed and 1,500 wounded, making it the deadliest assault in Israel in many years, the Related Press reported Saturday afternoon.
Gadot, who has spoken out in help of Israel previously, posted a screenshot of a information story that acknowledged that Israeli troopers and civilians had been taken hostage by militants. Within the caption, she wrote that “a minimum of 250 Israeli have been murdered and dozens of girls youngsters and elders held as hostages in Gaza, by Palestinian navy group Hamas.”
She continued, “Beginning early morning greater than 3,000 rockets had been hearth. Hamas is holding hostages, controlling bases and settlements in Israel. There have been greater than 1,500 injured and heavy preventing remains to be ongoing. ‘I hear their voices and they’re banging on the door. I’m with my two little youngsters.’ My coronary heart is aching.”
In his personal prolonged submit about Israel, longtime supervisor Oseary wrote that Hamas instructed anybody who has a gun or any weapon to get it out and use it as a result of “immediately the very best and most honorable historical past begins.” He shared a video of a younger lady named Noa who was at a music pageant when she was shot at and kidnapped.
“That is horrific.. these murders are being celebrated by the federal government/regime in Iran,” he wrote within the caption. “Many ladies, youngsters and aged are being taken from their properties and kidnapped. I’ve at all times prayed for peace. ALWAYS. I’ve at all times spoken up for my Jewish group and have additionally spoken up for my Arab brothers and sisters. I’ve no phrases immediately. Solely heartbreak. Solely tears.”
Curtis and Schumer reposted Oseary’s submit and added a few of their very own phrases, with the Every little thing All over the place All at As soon as star sharing, “My arms in yours.” She additionally posted a picture of scared youngsters, captioned “terror skies.”
“Jewish individuals are the one group not allowed to defend themselves,” Schumer wrote under Oseary’s caption. “This has nothing to do with the occupation. Hamas don’t need finish to occupation. They need to eradicate Israel. They’re funded by Iran, who’re attempting to destroy the peace deal.”
Bruno Mars was scheduled to carry out in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday night time, however the live performance was canceled following Hamas’ assault. In an Instagram submit, Stay Nation’s Israel account shared the information in a submit in Hebrew translated to English, noting that every one ticket purchases shall be refunded to the bank card they got here from. “We strengthen the residents of Israel, IDF fighters and the safety forces in these troublesome moments,” the submit concluded.
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