Tag Archives: Itamar Massacre

Video: Melanie Phillips Discusses Itamar, the British Press and More

I had meant to post this the other day, but apparently never did. There’s some reason not to now?

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Reuters: One Man’s Terrorism is Another Man’s “Palestinian Strike”

Jeffrey Goldberg, among others, caught this little gem in a Reuters story about the Jerusalem terrorist attack: Police said it was a “terrorist attack” — Israel’s term for a Palestinian strike. It was the first time Jerusalem had been hit by such a bomb since 2004. One of the best quick takes on this came […]

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Yaacov Lozowick: How the Israeli Left Cheats the Arabs

Yaacov Lozowick: How the Israeli Left Cheats the Arabs – ‘A professor friend of mine recently told me a fascinating anecdote. He was recruited to a group of American, Arab and Israeli professors who convene once a year and talk about various aspect of how bad Israel is. (There may be other subjects on the […]

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Video: Remarkable Interview with 12 Year Old Tamar Fogel

This is the girl who came home to find her family slashed to death. Amazing poise:

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Transcript of Interview with IDF Paramedic from Scene of Itamar Massacre, Sgt Edi Itelman

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Here is the full transcript of the conference call with Sgt. Itelman, referred to in Adam Levick’s post below. Via the IDF Spokesperson’s Office: Transcript of Phone Interview with Sergeant Edi (Edward) Itelman 22.03.11 Edi: I’m a paramedic in the army. My base is located 10 minutes from Itamar. So, Friday night, approx. 1:00 AM, […]

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IDF Paramedic Who Arrived at Itamar Shortly After Brutal Attack Provides First Hand Account

I just got off the phone with Sgt. Edi Itelman, the Paramedic in the IDF’s Mobile Intensive Care Unit who was the first responder at the home in Itamar where five members of the Fogel family were brutally murdered. The following represents the direct account he provided to me and a couple of other writers […]

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The Culture of Death and the 2:1 Ratio…The Jews Lose

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Last week’s unspeakable massacre of the young Fogel family in the village of Itamar in Samaria has been mourned and wept over until there are no tears left. Well, of course not by everyone. According to Ynet News, “Gaza residents from the southern city of Rafa hit the streets Saturday [the day after the massacre] […]

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Jennifer Rubin: J Street at it again: Attacking efforts to defend Israel

Jennifer Rubin: J Street at it again: Attacking efforts to defend Israel – ‘In a busy week, not much attention was paid to a letter organized by Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.) and Rep. Steve Austria (R-Ohio) calling on President Obama to take stern steps to halt Palestinian incitement to violence in the wake of the […]

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Much Mass Media Coverage of Israel-Palestinian Issues Is Propaganda, Not Journalism

So constant are the lies told in mass media coverage of Israel-Palestinian issues that it is hardly worthwhile to critique individual articles any more. Following the horrendous murder of the Fogel family, a number of Internet—but not print—writers have pointed out that various mass media institutions have either not reported the killings at all, only […]

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Robin Shepherd: Melanie Phillips being investigated by police for referring to Arab “savages” who murdered Jewish family

Robin Shepherd: Melanie Phillips being investigated by police for referring to Arab “savages” who murdered Jewish family – ‘British understatement is a wonderful thing. Here is how Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, introduced a posting on the magazine’s website on Friday: “It’s a funny old world,” he said, “I have now been contacted by […]

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News the Huffington Post Doesn’t Cover: Itamar Survivors Edition

There were two important news stories that came from the survivors of the mass murder at Itamar. Here are some quotations from the grandfather of the three children who were killed: ‘His inspiring remarks on Voice of Israel government radio stunned the interviewer into near silence and brought tears to her eyes.

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Moty & Udi: at the Purim Party

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Not everyone is a Star Wars fan, but we are all familiar with the double standard under which it is just fine to accuse ‘Zionists’ of every despicable behavior imaginable, while it is considered inappropriate — and often dangerous — to talk about the Arab and Muslim propensity to terrorism.

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The Massacre in Itamar: The Only Words Appropriate Are by Chaim Nachman Bialik in 1903

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The Fogel funeral in Jerusalem, 2011: The funeral of 49 Jews massacred in the Kishinev Pogrom, 1903:

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Cracking the Fantasy of Settlements

Claire Berlinski, a journalist and academic, has been touring Israel on an Act for Israel trip, and visited the community of Itamar last Sunday, March 13, just a day after the grizzly murders. She is now one of a growing number of journalists who have begun to understand that residents of Jewish communities beyond the […]

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Coincidences, Ironic and Not

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Yesterday (“Cycle of stupidity at LA Times” [At Solomonia, here.]) I quoted an editorial in that birdcage-liner thus: Anyone who follows the news is familiar with how this cycle works. It might begin with a Palestinian child dying while stopped at an Israeli army checkpoint on his way to the hospital. I suggested that the […]

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The Muslim Terrorist War against Israeli Families

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The brutal murders of the Fogel family, including the beheading of a 3 month old baby, the stabbing a 3 year old twice in the heart, and the murder of both their parents, along with an 11 year old brother who was staying up late reading in bed, have shocked the world. But the Muslim […]

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Daoud Kuttab Breaks the Silence

In the four days or so since the killing of five people in Itamar, the Huffington Post has published a grand total of two articles about it, both news. One was about the attack itself, the second was about Abbas condemning it. Not one Huffington Post blogger had written anything about the story until Daoud […]

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Larry Derfner: The Palestinian Victim Mentality

Larry Derfner: The Palestinian Victim Mentality – ‘…because they don’t have the courage to take responsibility for anything any of them has ever done to any Israeli, things they genuinely despise, such as the murder of children, are liable to happen. Until Palestinians acknowledge the savage streak in their society – even if only to […]

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Live Stream of Fogel Memorial Service

Via Israel Matzav: [Update: It's over now.] Broadcast from Kehillath Jeshurun in Manhattan.

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Cycle of Stupidity at the LA Times

Worse even than the NY Times, possibly on the same level as the UK Guardian, I give you the Los Angeles Times: Anyone who follows the news is familiar with how this cycle works. It might begin with a Palestinian child dying while stopped at an Israeli army checkpoint on his way to the hospital. […]

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