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Daybreak: After Attacks, Israeli Filmmaker Hides

Plus Mark Zuckerberg says he’s disappointed in Facebook’s showing on Wall Street

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Libyan Attacker Outside the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi(AFP)

● Filmmaker Sam Bacile, a self-described “Israeli Jew,” has gone into hiding after his film–promoted by Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones–sparked riots in Egypt and Libya that led to the death of four diplomatic staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. [Haaretz]

● In his first public interview since his company Facebook went public on Wall Street, CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed his disappointed in the poor performance of Facebook stock. [NYT]

● Dan Diker, the Secretary General of the World Jewish Congress, writes that compensating Jewish refugees who fled or were expelled from Arab countries following the founding of Israel should be a core issue of the peace process. [Times of Israel]

● The Zionist Organization of America lost its tax-exempt status after failing to file tax returns in a timely manner. It was reported that the ZOA has not filed its taxes in three years. [JTA]

● James Downie writes on restoring the concept of citizenship in the United States after Americans pause to remember September 11th. [WaPo]

Israeli Vice Premier Silvan Shalom tops the Forbes list of wealthiest Israeli politicians. Barak and Bibi came in third and sixth respectively. [JPost]

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To the best of my knowledge there is no Israeli filmmaker by the name of Sam Bacile. Moreover, no Israeli filmmaker would be capable of producing such an astonishingly amateurish and unspeakable piece of cinematic trash. Such garbage could only have been produced in an Arab country where this sort of hyperbolic melodrama is the norm. Perhaps it is a Coptic Christian who made it, or even a Muslim whose goal was to light a fire in the theater of horror shows known as the Arab world.

Baba Wawa says:

Does it matter who made the film? You’re either a part of the modern world or go back to your cave. American pilots help them defeat colonel qadaffy, and free from the yoke of his dictatorship. For what? For their dictatorship? If this is the way they feel about freedom of speech, then they can all go to hell.

Sam Bacile, 56, the movie’s writer and director, An Israeli, Bacile lives in California and works in real estate

Please. Enough lies. You as is your name are Gross. Do your homework before you say something which is easily confirmed by using Google.

Beatrix17 says:

Israeli
Times says that Bacile is not Israeli, that he lives in California,
that he’s in hiding, and that his movie is an amateurish piece of
trash.

PhillipNagle says:

It doesn’t matter who made what film. The intolerant muslim slime who demand total deference from others while spewing out the most vile slander against other religions are totally to blame for the incidents against US embassies.

Beatrix17 says:

Per
JTA, Jeffrey Goldberg, Atlantic, and Israel Times,
Steve Klein,
consultant on the film is a militant Christian. He doesn’t really
know Bacile, but thinks the name is fake and that he isn’t Jewish.
Per Israel Times, the film was screened in Hollywood to a nearly
empty theater

Beatrix17 says:

Per
JTA, Jeffrey Goldberg, Atlantic, and Israel Times: Steve Klein,
consultant on the film is a militant Christian. He doesn’t really
know Bacile, but thinks the name is fake and that he isn’t Jewish.
Per Israeli Times, the film was screened in Hollywood to a nearly
empty theater

hypnosifl says:

Perhaps you shouldn’t blindly trust things you read on random websites that show up on google searches? Read this article, the claim that Bacile is an Israeli Jew has not been confirmed by any trustworthy sources, and numerous people who met the filmmaker say it’s probably a lie.

Beatrix17 says:

Artutz 7 says flatly that the movie was made by expatriate members of Egypt’s Christian minority. You’d think they’d know better.

jacob_arnon says:

It matters if the attribution is to a Jew and is false because it will again be blamed on Jews in general.

Pam Green says:

Intentionally.

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