Famous Jews react to Sony 'surrender to terrorism' over 'The Interview'

After threats were made against the US by North Korea over Rogen and Franco's latest comedy, Jewish celebrities are speaking out on a subject that is unfortunately close to their hearts: terrorism.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 23, 2014 16:11
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Kim Jong-un and Seth Rogen

Kim Jong-un and Seth Rogen. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Jewish celebrities are speaking out on a subject that is unfortunately close to their hearts: terrorism. 


While many of them have not experienced it first hand, anti-Semitism has been growing in past months, there have been a number of terrorist attacks recently targeting Jews. One particular threat against Jews that has been making headlines lately has been threats against Jewish actors Seth Rogen and James Franco by cyberhackers for their most recent comedy film, The Interview.


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After hackers believed to be from North Korea threatened the two actors as well as movie theaters in the US with heinous terrorist attacks, Sony made the executive decision to cancel the release of The Interview which parodies the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. 


Jewish celebrities have posted responses to the cancellation of the film premier on social media. Here are a few examples: 


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