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May 14, 2018, 10:44 pm
Natalie Portman will receive ‘Jewish Nobel’ despite refusal to come to Israel
But Genesis Prize Foundation accuses actress of 'giving ammunition' to pro-BDS groups, says her decision offended numerous women's organizations
April 28, 2018, 1:48 am
ZOA chief Klein sorry for inappropriate comments on Portman, female employee
Mort Klein had sparked social media fire for 'misogynist' tweet slamming actress over her Netanyahu snub, and then dismissed criticism by citing 'attractive, smart' staffer
April 27, 2018, 4:00 am
ZOA chief draws ire for calling Natalie Portman beautiful, but not ‘too bright’
Twitter users criticize Mort Klein for 'misogynist' tweet slamming Jerusalem-born actress over Netanyahu snub
April 25, 2018, 11:09 am
Justice Ginsburg, don’t accept a prize backed by Putin’s oligarchs
The Genesis billionaires are linked to shady dealings on a global scale, including possible meddling in US elections
April 25, 2018, 3:08 am
Does Natalie Portman’s snub of Netanyahu make her the face of liberal Zionism?
In a celebrity media environment, 'It means a lot more for the debate when Natalie Portman says it,' says J Street's Jeremy Ben Ami
April 23, 2018, 10:41 pm
TV: Portman initially refused to collect Genesis prize because of Gaza violence
Email from actress's representatives reportedly expresses concern about 'the news from Gaza... the government's actions and the latest escalation'
April 23, 2018, 12:47 pm
To instill hope, Israel has to change
To claim that any and all criticism of the Israeli government is akin to betrayal is decidedly counterproductive
April 22, 2018, 11:55 am
Natalie Portman’s snub ‘borders on anti-Semitism,’ says minister
Yuval Steinitz says boycotting Netanyahu 'is boycotting Israel,' star actress 'played into the hands of Israel-haters'
April 21, 2018, 9:22 pm
Likud attacks ‘hypocrite’ Natalie Portman after actress snubs Netanyahu
Israeli-born Hollywood star clarifies she is not boycotting Israel, but won't come to accept prize known as 'Jewish Nobel' so as not to be seen as endorsing PM
April 21, 2018, 4:06 am
Natalie Portman on prize snub: ‘I didn’t want to appear to endorse Netanyahu’
Actress says decision to skip Israel event has been 'mischaracterized,' stresses she doesn't back BDS: 'I can be critical of the leadership without wanting to boycott the nation'
April 21, 2018, 12:43 am
Snubbing Israel, Natalie Portman won’t get to distribute Genesis Prize money
Foundation will decide where funds go after actress announces she won't travel to Israel due to 'recent events'
April 20, 2018, 10:27 pm
Israeli minister to Natalie Portman: You have been fooled by Hamas propaganda
Gilad Erdan appeals to Jerusalem-born actress to come and see the truth, after she says she does 'not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel'
April 20, 2018, 1:54 pm
Israel, a new year: 7 things to know for April 20
The country officially turns 70, and local events offer a look at the good and the bad surrounding the Jewish state
April 20, 2018, 11:54 am
Culture minister says Natalie Portman has ‘fallen into BDS hands’
MK Azaria warns that actress's cancellation of visit to Israel to receive award is a sign of Israel losing US Jewish community; Likud MK Hazan: Cancel her citizenship
April 20, 2018, 2:28 am
Natalie Portman refuses to visit Israel to accept prize, citing ‘recent events’
Genesis Prize cancels 'Jewish Nobel' award ceremony after agent for Jerusalem-born actress says she 'does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel'