Hollywood stars visiting the palmahim base.

מתוך הביקור, היום. צילום: לירון אלבי, דובר צה”ל

Hollywood actors reached an Israeli measures visit, initiated by “America’s Voices” and in cooperation with the Ministry of information and the Ministry of tourism

תאריך: 08/05/2012, 17:39    
מחבר: יעל ליבנת, אתר צה”ל

Palmahim soldiers received today (Tuesday) to guests a little different from the usual. The base, which is used to host important events and visits, morning 9 stars from Hollywood, accompanied by their spouses, to visit him have taste of the Israeli air force.

Hollywood actors reached Israel yesterday on behalf of an organization called “America’s Voices”, which was established for the media. In cooperation with the Ministry of information and the Ministry of tourism, the stars will travel for more than a week in central Israel, where the aim is that by being people affect the entertainment and media world, learn about Israel and thereby can influence public opinion. In addition, players are expected to visit a naval base and a post of GoC army headquarters.

The delegation began the visit to the “ב”טייסת (helicopters), which first heard about
The activity and air force squadron operational aspect. The players, who are visiting Israel for the first time, expressed interest in Israel’s defense policies and wanted to know about the challenges facing the army and Navy. “It’s my first visit here and I fell in love with.
I used to hear about Israel only American news from one angle, and very interested in coming here and knowing what actually happens, “said analin McCord, actress in the series” 90210. “

Hollywood stars visiting the palmahim base.

“I’m very happy to be here and it means a lot to me personally. I want to learn as much as possible about the problems you live and exposing them to Israel as much as possible, “added McCord.
The squadron’s pilot, Captain, admitted her visit and said “pilots are very important to us that you are here and you want to see in Israel and support us, although the world is not easy, and we appreciate that very much.”

Meanwhile, McCord expressed excitement of heihodit of Israel and said “I am exposed to country a long history integrates with innovative and advanced country, something you don’t see every day.” Zach roaring, series “Vampire diaries”, said “I didn’t know much about the Israeli air force and Israeli rule, hence the visit means a lot to me as I want to see Greece and understand myself what they’re talking about, not just in the press”.

Once exposed to the Cobra helicopters, UAV Squadron (an unmanned aircraft) and received an explanation on the uniqueness of the squadron. Finally, after dozens of the excited soldiers photographed with the woman: these and the excitement continued their knowing the State of Israel.

Translated from Hebrew