Israel's ambassador Ron Prosor criticizes "anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric" At the Berlinale, artists attacked Israel on stage and received much applause. Ambassador Prosor is now horrified: the behavior of the German cultural scene is a “grotesque charade” A Berlinale spokeswoman told SPIEGEL that they respect the statements of guests and award winners, "these are independent, individual opinions" They do not reflect the attitude of the festival, the spokeswoman said.