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Natalie Portman accused of 'foreign invasion' for filming in Israel

The Jewish protesters are angry as the film shooting is set to take place on several sensitive streets close to synagogues and yeshivas, and they want the scenes to be examined so that they don't offend anybody's sensitivities.

hollywood Updated: Feb 13, 2014 15:56 IST

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Natalie Portman has been accused of starting a 'foreign invasion' by ultra-Orthodox residents of a neighbourhood in Jerusalem. The Oscar-winning actress, who is planning to shoot her directorial debut A Tale Of Love And Darkness in Israel, is facing protests from ultra-Orthodox residents, Sky News reported.

According to the Times Of Israel, the Jewish protesters are angry as the film shooting is set to take place on several sensitive streets close to synagogues and yeshivas, and they claim that the scenes being filmed should have been examined first to make sure they don't offend anybody's sensitivities.

Portman is said to have received thousands of dollars from the Jerusalem Development Authority to make the film, based on the autobiographical book by Israeli author Amos Oz, in the city.

First Published: Feb 13, 2014 15:48 IST

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