She was born in Jerusalem, but her family left for America when she was three years old. Given the fate of her own grandparents, apparently even having a college degree from such an elitist school Harvard does not grant common sense and a heart. We remember the Holocaust and learn little from it. Families were wiped out family fortunes were lost and a lot of evil was done. Have you ever seen the full European cut of Leon? Well, if she makes statements like this, she should have detailed rationale as to why, chapter and verse, so to speak.
We cannot let what happened in the Holocaust be forgotten. She graduated with a B. As a public school teacher in the inner city of NY I can say that Holocaust studies are non-existent. I was raised In a Christian home and always taught about the atrocities of the Holocaust. Truly, is this anything more than Natalie Hershlag Portman justifying her life as a Hollywood elitist who went to Harvard, won an award for acting, married a French dancer and now desires to be among the left leaning self hating internationalist elite? Scan this QR code to visit this page online:
Well would you chill if it was your precious people who essayy through what they did shut you face Miss Portman act like a good American.
Why is the author trying to make her look like a jerk and put words in her mouth. This reflects poorly on the Jewish Press. We should also teach children the beauty of our heritage so they feel good to be Jewish.
Wake up Miss Portman, the same spirit that drove Hitlers war machine is still very much at large, your existance was spared the first time around, you may not be so fortunate when this evil penetrates your now homeland. Critisizing Israel for the treatment of Palestinians is the wrong attitude.
If we focus too much on tragedy, the children don’t want to be part of that. How can Portman and her ilk not see how Europe’s ugly anti-Semetism has arisen with a vigor, as evdienced by the BDS Movement, toleration of abuse and attacks on Jews in Belguim and France, nayalie the eagerness of Europe to betray Israel as it lines up to export to the larger market of Iran? The savates are un-educatable.
Or maybe pay attention of the Buddhist,Christian, Yazidi, as well as Jewish victims of victims of moslem terror. She wants people to use that knowledge of the Holocaust to work toward ending all genocides still going on around the world.
Natalie Portman’s letter in The Harvard Crimson | The Better Hour
Perhaps Natalie Portman might be right to expect equal reaction from millions of her generation, maybe ashamed of the supposed weakness showed in front of the enemy in WWII. This is history whose themes are both specific wssay Jews and universal for humanity and for her to make such a statement belies the last decade of history for Jews, Israel and the world that has suffered at the hands of those who want ancient history to repeat itself.
Y kids went to high school with her and she lead quite the charmed life to now be dictating correct and tasteful behavior. And again, after 60 years, they refer to their towns as camps which is absolutely untrue.
Did she really say this for real?? She graduated with a B. I was raised In a Christian home and always taught about the atrocities of the Holocaust. Speaks Hebrew fluently according to some of her PR stuff I just googled. She is the one that needs to “chillax”. Maybe she knows something the rest of you don’t?
Hollywood is very pro-Israel, and very open about it. Way to shoot down that Law School dope, Natalie. While she was in Israel did she asked the Arabs who live in Jerusalem what will they do if the city is divided and will live under the PA controle because if she did she would have learn that more than crismon of them said: It was a huge tragedy that should always be remembered.
Is Natalie Portman Right and Jews Need to Chillax about the Holocaust?
Depending on which Yeshiva or Day School you go to, emphasis on Holocaust history will vary. When I saw her in Beautiful GirlsI portmman she’d grow up to be a edsay woman.
Her statements arrive at a time when fewer and fewer people are still alive who witnessed the horrors of the Holocaust, and at this particular time, she questions the role of the Holocaust in Jewish education. In addition, she is a public figure with a fan base, and is likely to influence others.
Natalie Portman Strikes Back (Kickin’ Harvard Crimson Butt)
But she can quit portmzn a Diaspora Jew and exploit her talents in favor of the Israelites living somewhere in Isarel for the rest of her life. But Jewish “national education” should put even more emphasis on how we can prevent another such disaster happening.
Natalie Portman is a Harvard graduate, and, while enrolled at the University, responded to a an essay in the Harvard Crimson critical of Israeli actions against Palestinians.
In choosing not to stress the truth of this horrific historical reality it numbs people to the true horrors that took place and sets up a pattern that leans toward disbelief that it ever took place to begin with. That is exactly the kind of problem with the way esday is taught. Obviously Jews are not worthy of empathy. Jews should be concentrating a little bit more for the present and the future, especially, havard present danger of a new Holocaust.
We remember the Holocaust and learn little from it.