Jewish celebrities and politicians took to social media to express their sadness at a terror attack in Nice late Thursday attack that left 84 people dead.
The attacker drove a truck into a crowd watching fireworks in honor of the French national holiday Bastille Day.
Among the dead are two American citizens.
The Jewish comedienne tweeted a simple message.
Enough #PrayForNice— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 14, 2016
In a letter to French President Francois Hollande, the Israeli prime minister offered his condolences for the attack and said “Israel is your close partner in the fight against Islamic terrorism.”
Prime Minister Netanyahu sent a letter of condolences to French President @fhollande in wake of the #NiceAttack. pic.twitter.com/32kutNou1x— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) July 15, 2016
Calling it a “senseless tragedy,” the daughter of the presumptive Republican nominee shared this illustration and her heartache over the attacks.
The “Big Bang” star simply wrote, “Terrorism again, still.”
The Green Party presidential candidate argued in a series of tweets against a military response against ISIS in light of the Nice attack, saying a weapons embargo and diplomacy were favorable.
The M.O. of ISIS is to pit humanity against itself - to bankrupt us morally, financially, & spiritually. We must resist this. #NiceAttack— Dr. Jill Stein (@DrJillStein) July 15, 2016
The singer-songwriter called the attack “horrifying.”
I’m deeply grieved for the people of France. This attack is horrifying. I #PrayForNice & for ALL affected by this unimaginable violence.— Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) July 15, 2016
The “America’s Got Talent” judge, who has Jewish heritage on his father’s side, said he was “shocked” by news of the attack.
Just heard the terrible news from Nice. I am shocked. My thoughts and prayers to all affected.— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) July 14, 2016
The “Broad City” actress shared the hashtag #PrayForNice on Twitter.
#PrayForNice— Abbi Jacobson (@abbijacobson) July 14, 2016
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