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Sarah Silverman slammed by Israelis after calling to release Ahed Tamimi

Even calling for justice to be achieved for a Palestinian child is not allowed in Israel.

Feb 28 2018

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Jewish-American comedian Sarah Silverman is at the centre of a Twitter storm after tweeting in support of detained Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi.

It all started on February 16 when Silverman tweeted in support of Ahed Tamimi – the Palestinian teenager who was detained by Israel in December after she was filmed slapping an Israeli soldier. She has since become a global symbol of the Palestinian resistance movement.

Silverman tweeted that “Jews have to stand up EVEN when – ESPECIALLY when – the wrongdoing is BY Jews/the Israeli government.

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