Tag Archives: Palestine

Rosie O’Donnell takes Helen Thomas’ side

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: It’s very sad that the amazing career of Helen Thomas came to an end this week following controversial remarks the 89-year-old Washington D.C. journalism icon made regarding Jewish people in Israel. After a YouTube video of Helen saying Israeli’s should “get the hell out of Palestine” and suggested[...]

Julian Schnabel’s ‘Miral’ gets picked up by The Weinstein Company

HollywoodNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired North American theatrical rights from Pathé to Julian Schnabel’s latest film Miral. The film chronicles Hind Husseinis efforts to establish an orphanage in Jerusalem after the 1948 partition of Palestine and the creation of the state of Israel. Miral is based on a[...]

Update: Helen Thomas Resigns, Leaves White House Press Corps

By: Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Helen Thomas has retired. Her career ends in disgrace thanks to comments she made on May 27th to Rabbi David Nesenoff at a White House event. Thomas was criticized today at a White House press briefing. Here’s the link: http://www.politico.com/singletitlevideo.html?bcpid=19407224001&bctid=90405445001 The New York Times, which did not even mention[...]

Helen Thomas Self Destruction: Rabbi Has More on Tape

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Has Helen Thomas destroyed her career after 50 years of covering the White House? It doesn’t look good. I am told the Rabbi who videotaped her anti-Semitic comments has more that he hasn’t posted yet. Thomas’s video taped anti-Semitic comments have rocked the internet. Thomas, speaking directly to a[...]