Woody Allen: Israel critics don’t like Jews
He may be yet to visit the Jewish state, but Woodey Allen has spoken out strongly against some of Israel’s critics.
In an interview in France by Israel’s Channel 2 on Monday to promote the European release of Blue Jasmine, the filmmaker was asked if it is difficult being a Jew in the US these days.
“By the low standards of tolerance for Jews all over the world, America’s been a very tolerant country. I do feel there are many people that disguise their negative feelings toward Jews, disguise it as anti-Israel criticism, political criticism, when in fact what they really mean is that they don’t like Jews,” he said, according to the Times of Israel.