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Jewish Orgs. to Warner Bros.

BOOT Mel Gibson

from Maccabee Movie

9/9/2011 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Two powerful Jewish organizations are lashing out against the decision to hire Mel Gibson to produce a movie about biblical Jewish hero Judah Maccabee ... TMZ has learned.

The Anti-Defamation League has released a statement -- demanding Warner Bros. pull Gibson off the flick immediately ... saying, "As a hero of the Jewish people and a universal hero in the struggle for religious liberty, Judah Maccabee deserves better."

The statement adds, "It would be a travesty to have the story of the Maccabees told by one who has no respect and sensitivity for other people’s religious views."

TMZ also spoke with Rabbi Marvin Hier -- founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center -- who tells us putting Mel Gibson work on a movie about a Jewish hero is "like having a white supremacist portray Martin Luther King Jr."

FYI -- Judah is a central figure in the story of Hanukkah ... as the brave warrior who drove enemies of Judaism out of Jerusalem.

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121.

Cheetara    

He might be crazy and he might run off at the mouth, but I LOVE ME SOME MEL GIBSON!!

1138 days ago
122.

KnuckleDragger    

Quote: "Jewish organizations are lashing out against the decision to hire Mel Gibson to produce a movie about biblical Jewish hero Judah Maccabee."

Really? Every f*ckin' turn of the corner Jews want to promote how 'tread upon' they are. Gibson is adding to all that whining...why would the Jews pick and choose? Sheesh...you Jews, what a bunch of whiny mutherf*ckers.

1138 days ago
123.

Fidel's niece    

TMZ LIVE TODAY Friday

Harvey, if I could kiss you through
the screen I would do it...
Marvin Heir was on TMZ,
apparently he is PISSED that Mel
did not meet with HIM after 2006 DUI
and apologize to HIM...
Marvin Heir - a fame whore!

Mel is an artist and as an artist he
should be able to express whatever views
he has...
If you don't like him, or his views/movies,
don't see them.
And Jews should stop telling other
people what they should or shouldn't
think about them. Or tell studios
what movies to make and with whom.
Seems to me like CENZORSHIP!
US is supposed to be the country of free
speech/artistic expression,
not the country of oppression...

Apparently I was MISSINFORMED.

America, the land of Political Correctness.
should be called
The Jewish States Of America!

Oy Vey!

1138 days ago
124.

Curious    

From the article above -
--The statement adds, "It would be a travesty to have the story of the Maccabees told by one who has no respect and sensitivity for other people’s religious views."--


From this article -
http://arabia.msn.com/News/MiddleEast/gf/uae/2011/August/8582316.aspx
--Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayyani condemned on Monday the Israeli violations of the borders with Egypt and recurrent aggressions on Gaza Strip. 'The military acts by Israel late last week claimed several innocent lives and injured scores of other; they constitute flagrant breach of the international laws and conventions,' Al-Zayyani said in a press release here. 'The Israeli aggressions put the regional peace and security in peril and require urgent measures by the United Nations and the Quartet on the Middle East peace,' he underscored. The GCC chief reaffirmed the supportive stance of the regional bloc and all its six member states to the Palestine question and to the Palestinians in their legitimate struggle for self-determination and statehood.--
FYI - the GCC is composed of the Arab States of the Gulf. Arabs are the largest group of Semites in the world.
" According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first usage of anti-Semitic for a person who discriminates against or is prejudiced against Jews, was in the 1880s (about the same time as the rise of Zionism).
If we return to the original meaning of Semitic, it is difficult to call Palestinians and other Arabs anti-Semitic, since they are themselves Semites."
(from http://www.holylandalternatives.net/palestinians.html)


Um. Yeah. No respect for other people's religious views . . . well hell, they would know all about that.

1138 days ago
125.

Bunny that earns scooby snacks!    

Perhaps the ADL and Rabbi Hier need to HEAR what kind of opinions are being formed of THEM by THEIR OWN whining actions:

Online forms:
http://support.adl.org/site/PageServer?pagename=contact_us


And
http://www.wiesenthal.com/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=lsKWLbPJLnF&b=4441485&en=itLMLYNJJhLOKYOHL8IKK5MMKlIXL8MTInL0IdMVItI9G

1138 days ago
126.

shirleyholmes    

I have said it before and I will say it again
Mr. Gibson is THE MAN

Freedommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

1138 days ago
127.

Meanie    

Give Mel a break. Mel's got issues, but he's certainly not the biggest problem in Hollywood.

1138 days ago
128.

THE BEAVER    

Warner Bro, what up, doc? Other than your mmiddle fingers in Mel Gibson face all the time. You know they say, behind ever bird is a pile of *****. You have to have ***** for brins to ever let Mel Gibson go. I am sure you lame azzes will wear your sh*t head sign proudly.

1138 days ago
129.

mary    

The Jewish organizations are big time whiners.

1138 days ago
130.

Rogue Warrior    

Jews are ALL ABOUT, Keeping their money "in house", so screw them! Mel is the one who sold it to WB so everyone can kiss his white ass who dislikes this decision!

1138 days ago
131.

Scudrunner600    

FYI--In 168 BC the Syrian Seleucid ruler Antiochus IV (Epiphanes), in his effort to eradicate jewish worship & customs, had a pagan alter erected on the top of the alter in GOD's temple in Jerusalem. On it he had sacrifices offered to the Greek god Zeus. This sparked the Maccabean revolt. The Jewish leader Judas Macabaeus recovered jerusalem from the Seleucids & then had the defiled alter demolished & a new one built in its place. 3 years after the alter had first been desecrated, Judas rededicated the cleansed temple to GOD. This festival of deditcation (Hebrew, chanuk-kah') has been celebrated in December by the jews ever since. Today the festival is known as Hanukkah. Right Harvey?

1138 days ago
132.

Rogue Warrior    

TMZ needs to learn that most of this country doesn't give a crap about GLAAD, the Jews, or the OTHER things so close to Harveys heart, and sometimes his penis!

1138 days ago
133.

Rogue Warrior    

he majority of Americans (76%) identify themselves as Christians, mostly within Protestant and Catholic denominations, accounting for 51% and 25% of the population respectively.[4] Non-Christian religions (including Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism etc.), collectively make up about 3.9% to 5.5% of the adult population.[4][5][6] Another 15% of the adult population identifies as having no religious belief or no religious affiliation.[4] When asked, about 5.2% said they did not know, or refused to reply.[4] According to the American Religious Identification Survey, religious belief varies considerably across the country: 59% of Americans living in Western states (the "Unchurched Belt") report a belief in God, yet in the South (the "Bible Belt") the figure is as high as 86%.[4][7]

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Last post, this says IT ALL, done giving Harvey $$$ for commenting on this story!

1138 days ago
134.

christyjojive    

Go Away Mel! You Suck!

1138 days ago
135.

pinkpanther    

Well it didnt take long for the Jews to show their true colors. Hypocrits!
When are they going to stop persecuting Mel Gibson? Sure seems they are intent on destroying/crucifying him as they did Jesus Christ.
Check your backyard before casting that stone. Bunch of hypocrits, hypocrits, hypoctrits!

1138 days ago
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