Natalie Portman Cancels Attending Israeli Award Ceremony Impelreport
The Genesis Prize is given to the individuals who are viewed as a motivation to the future age of Jews through their sense of duty regarding Jewish valuesLos Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman hauled out of an Israeli honor function in light of “late occasions” in the nation. The Oscar-winning performing artist, who has double Israeli-American citizenship was declared as the honouree in last November by The Genesis Prize Foundation with the Genesis Prize Laureate, Israel’s likeness the Nobel Prize, reports people.com.
The Foundation said in an announcement: “Late occasions in Israel have been to a great degree upsetting to her and she doesn’t feel good taking part in any open occasions in Israel… She can’t in great still, small voice push ahead with the function.
“We are extremely disheartened that she has chosen not to go to the Genesis Prize Ceremony in Jerusalem for political reasons. We expect that Ms. Portman’s choice will make our altruistic activity be politicized, something we have buckled down for as far back as five years to dodge.” An agent for Portman, 36, did not instantly react.
Because of the on-screen character’s choice, the Foundation wiped out the honor service booked for June 28. The Genesis Prize is given to the individuals who are viewed as a motivation to the future age of Jews through their sense of duty regarding Jewish esteems, social equity, resilience and philanthropy, as indicated by the Foundation’s site.