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Jewish celebrities react, debate in the wake of the Colorado theater shooting

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The horrific massacre early Friday in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater during the premiere screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” at midnight drew a lot of emotions and opinions from the American people, with Twitter being the main stage of expression. Jewish celebrities and lawmakers were also among the commentators. While some shared their feelings about the tragic event, other added their personal opinions regarding the hot topic of gun control. Here are some of the main tweets:

Some celebrities shared their thoughts and prayers:

Jonah Hill helped to spread the word:

Jason Alexander later tweeted:

After receiving a lot of positive and negative response, Alexander wrote this column:

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Rob Schneider agreed with Alexander:

 

And added:

 Actor Bryan Greenberg was slightly more outspoken:

 And Bette Midler simply added:

 

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