Thomas Cohen on Peaches Geldof, read my exclusive interview

Posted in SharonSpeak on January 29th, 2012 by Sharon Feinstein

What a lovely chap. Thomas Cohen has all the freshness, vigour and enthusiasm of youth. He is incredibly proud to be Jewish and wants to bring up his soon-to-be-born baby as a Cohen. He is besotted with his fiancee, the once wayward Peaches Geldof. He has spoken to me about how they met, his introduction to the Geldof family and how he’s grooming his future son to like Thomas’ rock band S.C.U.M
Read the interview at

Jon Voight chooses to stick his neck out on one of the most controversial issues of our time, and its not Angelina

Posted in SharonSpeak on January 4th, 2012 by Sharon Feinstein

Jon Voight chooses to stick his neck out on one of the most controversial issues of our time, Israel and Anti Semitism, and he needs our respect and admiration for his courage

He was brought up a Catholic, but what marked him very deeply was the experience of his father Elmer Voight,  a golf professional at a Jewish country club in West Chester county NY .

Jon says it was there that he began to understand the nature of  anti-Semitism,  because the local Jews weren’t able to join other country clubs and as a result started their own. He watched his father, who had grown up amongst the Jewish community from the time he was 8 because he was a caddy at the Golf Club, flourish in that atmosphere and become a champion golfer. All this made a lasting impression on the young Jon.

It was there that Jon learned about the Jewish people and came to admire them.

Jon, who shot to fame in midnight Cowboy and went on to  receive an Academy Ward and three Golden Globe Awards, has brought up two children ( the actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven )

He is now a grandfather to Angelina and Brad’s brood of 6, three of whom were adopted from far flung places, and this has given him a new lease of life

But it is his rage and fight against Anti-Semitism, and work with leading Jewish figures like Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and writer Elie Wiesel, that makes this remarkable man such a driven and outspoken person of our age.

Read an exclusive and searingly honest interview with Jon at

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