I had meant to post this the other day, but apparently never did. There’s some reason not to now?
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 […]
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 […]
This is the girl who came home to find her family slashed to death. Amazing poise:
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, […]
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 […]
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] […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
The Fogel funeral in Jerusalem, 2011: The funeral of 49 Jews massacred in the Kishinev Pogrom, 1903:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Via Israel Matzav: [Update: It’s over now.] Broadcast from Kehillath Jeshurun in Manhattan.
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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. […]