Israeli-born Hollywood star Natalie Portman was among the various outspoken Jewish celebrities who joined the masses of protesters rallying across the US and around the world on Saturday, the day after new US President Donald Trump's inauguration.
Portman, who is pregnant with her second child, delivered am impassioned speech to cheering crowds at the Women's March in Los Angeles.
During her speech, the Jackie star also called for more women to seek positions of power, and support their fellow females in that pursuit.
"Until we make it normal to have at least half, if not more, of our leaders be female, we will be serving, and with our taxes financing, a government that believes it's within their domain to make decisions for our future," she stated.
"Now, from the bottom of both hearts beating inside my miraculous female body, I want to thank our new president. You just started the revolution," she concluded, triumphantly raising her microphone.
Meanwhile on Saturday, Jewish American actress Scarlett Johansson presented a fiery speech to the approximately half a million demonstrators in Washington.
Also in attendance at the Washington rally were Jewish comedian-actresses Debra Messing and Amy Schumer, who donned an orange NASA outfit in support of a "Wear Orange" campaign on gun violence awareness.
"All those powerful women. All those people who love them. All demanding more. All across America. Prettiest sight these eyes ever did see," she wrote in a series of Twitter posts.
"So that our daughters will know their bodies are their own. So our sons embody gentle strength. So they can dismiss both labels #WhyIMarch," he also said.
"If there is a silver lining to be found in this past election, it is that it opened our eyes to the amount of work that still needs to be done. If the election had gone the other way, maybe we would’ve grown complacent," she told the crowd gathered in the snow. "So the groundswell that we needed from that election is happening now."
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