Celebrities Appeal To Biden To Push For Hamas’ Release Of Hostages

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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A long list of Hollywood celebrities wrote a letter to President Biden, urging him to work toward the release of hostages held in Gaza.

The letter is the latest from the #NoHostageLeftBehind campaign, which is led by Jewish executives and celebrities in Hollywood and aims to leverage their status and resources in an attempt to free the Hamas captives, according to TMZ. The letter includes signatures from industry heavyweights, including Israel Defense Forces veteran Gal Gadot, Tiffany Haddish, Bradley Cooper, Justin Timberlake, Chris Rock, Gwyneth Paltrow and Judge Judy Sheindlin.


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The letter was addressed to Biden and reads, “We are heartened by Friday’s release of the two American hostages Judith Ranaan and her daughter Natalie Ranaan and by today’s release of two Israelis, Nurit Cooper and Yocheved Lifshitz, whose husbands remain in captivity.”

“[B]ut our relief is tempered by our overwhelming concern that 220 innocent people, including 30 children, remain captive by terrorists, threatened with torture and death,” the letter continues, per TMZ. “We urge everyone to not rest until all hostages are released. No hostage can be left behind.” (RELATED: Quentin Tarantino Visits Israeli Army Base)

The celebrities also thanked Biden for his “unshakable moral conviction, leadership, and support for the Jewish people,” while urging “everyone not to rest until all hostages are released.”

The letter did not specify what steps Biden should take to secure the hostages’ release.

The story continues to develop.