The Opposite Reaction To The Killing Of Schoolchildren

There is perhaps nothing as shocking and horrible as the murder of young children at school.

The United States has seen and mourned the tragedy too often, most recently at Uvalde, TX where an 18-year old killed 19 students and two teachers. Ten people were killed and 13 wounded in 2018 when a 17-year old shot people in a high school in Santa Fe, TX. In February of that year, a 19-year old killed 17 and injured the same number at a high school in Parkland, FL, and a month earlier, a 15-year old killed two students and injured 18 others in Marshall County, KY.

Not all of the shooters in the school attacks are teenagers. Almost all are male and every attack was committed by “lone wolves” acting out of hatred or mental distress.

Society has uniformly mourned the innocent victims, even while debating how to deal with the terrible violence. The loss of young lives is a shocking amputation for the families, a scar on society.

Flowers at Robb Elementary School, Uvalde, TX on May 28, 2022 (photo: AP/ Jae C. Hong)

Civil society is appalled at the senseless violence. It ponders how to treat mental sickness and retard the hatred of killers and would-be murderers, methods to keep armaments out of those hands, and ways to better protect vulnerable schools. The media and public officials even consider not mentioning killers’ names or publishing any ‘manifestos’, in the hopes that it will dissuade other killers.

At least in the United States. That’s not the tactic the world applies to slaughtered children in Israel.

Palestinian Arab terrorists have long targeted Jewish children for murder. Palestinian society celebrates the slaughter and the world excuses those murderers.

Consider the May 1974 attack in Ma’alot, in northern Israel. Several Palestinian men coordinated an attack (not a lone person with mental illness) which took 115 people, including 105 children, hostage at the Netiv Meir Elementary School. The two-day rampage left 31 Israelis dead (including 22 children) and 70 injured.

The three armed Palestinian terrorists were members of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP). The leader of the DFLP, Nayef Hawatmeh, was awarded the “Star of Honor” for his contribution to Palestinian society by Mahmoud Abbas, the acting president of the Palestinian Authority (PA).

The PA’s official news channel described the award to Hawatmeh as follows:

By the authority vested in us, and for the public good, we have decreed the following: ‘Brother Nayef Hawatmeh is decorated with the highest order of the Star of Honor in recognition of his important national role in service of the Palestinian cause and the Palestinian people, and in recognition of his efforts to raise the flag of Palestine since the launch of the Palestinian revolution, through the stages of the ongoing struggle. [Signed by] Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.

PA President Abbas awarding terrorist Hawatmeh the ‘Star of Honor’ on May 28, 2013

Another Palestinian terrorist group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) also attacked a school in northern Israel in April 1974. The Kiryat Shmona massacre killed 18 Israelis, including 8 children. The three Palestinian Arab murderers were killed at that time.

Marking the 42nd anniversary of the massacre, the official PA newspaper celebrated the attack and called out the terrorists heroes: “The heroes [of the operation] were the Martyrs Munir Mughrabi ‘Abu Shaker’, a Palestinian born in 1954, Ahmad Mahmoud ‘Abu Shaker’, a Syrian born in Halab in 1954, and Yassin Al-Hourani ‘Abu Hadi’, who was born in southern Iraq in 1954.

Palestinian Arabs have also targeted school buses carrying Jewish children. In May 1970, Arabs fired rocket-propelled grenades at a bus which killed twelve people, including nine schoolchildren. In April 2011, the political-terrorist group Hamas fired a laser-guided anti-tank missile at a school bus, killing a young child.

Hamas has killed hundreds of Israeli civilians, including bombing the Hebrew University cafeteria in 2002, killing nine people, including 5 Americans. The attack was celebrated with hundreds of Palestinians pouring into the streets of Gaza City, vowing more attacks. The Palestinians love and support Hamas, with over half supporting the terrorist group and likely to elect the Hamas leader president of the PA, should elections ever be held.

Cafeteria of Hebrew University bombed by Hamas July 2002 (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

In 2015, a United States court found the PA liable for supporting the terrorist attacks and ordered to pay $218 million to the victims, which was tripled due to its being related to terrorism. The courts ultimately threw out the ruling because Americans weren’t specifically targeted and the attacks did not happen on US soil.

While the fines were deemed inappropriate to enforce, the judgment which concluded that the PA was behind attacks on schools and civilians remains valid. Yet President Biden plans on meeting with PA President Abbas next month in any event. A representative of the European Union said yesterday that Israelis are to blame for Palestinian terrorism, as young Palestinians see homes being demolished, as he ignored the glorification of murderers at Palestinian schools.

How can the world mourn the killing of young American children at school by lone gunmen, while simultaneously excusing the slaughter of Jewish children by organized Palestinian political and terrorist groups?

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Despite Palestinians Committing More Acts of Terror, UN Lambasts ‘Settlers’

The United Nations has a particular narrative about the Arab-Israeli Conflict which plays out in various fora.

The anti-Zionist organization has elevated the discussion of ‘settler attacks’ in an effort to paint the Zionists as not only illegal but dangerous, thereby clear obstacles to peace.

A UN press release by the poorly-named Human Rights Council noted the following in November 2021:

Settler violence has always been an extremely disturbing feature of the Israeli occupation, but in 2021, we are witnessing the highest recorded levels of violence in recent years and more severe incidents…. This precipitous rise in settler violence is not simply the result of a few ‘bad apples’ among the settler population. The deep state support provided by Israel to the illegal settlement enterprise, including to the more than 140 settlement outposts established throughout the West Bank in defiance of even Israel’s own laws, has fueled this coercive environment and encouraged violence.

Tor Wennesland, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has adopted this line of reasoning. Wennesland gives a monthly report to the UN Security Council where he reports on his perception of Israel’s violations and treatment of Palestinians rather than on Middle East Peace.

Consider Wennesland’s comments in his March 22, 2022 report to the UN Security Council when he went detailed specific events of Israeli settler violence but glossed over Arab terrorism. Wennesland essentially blamed all attacks on the Israeli government, parroting the UN Human Rights Group talking points:

The announcement of Tel Aviv’s [*note the dis of stating Israel’s government being in Tel Aviv and not Jerusalem*] plans to expand settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is deeply disturbing. The continuation of settlement construction and the intention to double the number of Israelis living in the Jordan Valley and the Syrian Golan Heights by 2026 can be seen as the de facto annexation of most of the occupied Palestinian territory. Against that background, there has been a sharp increase in settler attacks, as well as the disproportionate use of force by the Israeli military against Palestinians resulting in civilian deaths and injuries.” The statement suggests that the Israeli government’s actions promoting further development in Area C and the Golan Heights encouraged “settler attacks.” All he offered about Hamas, the political-terrorist group that runs Gaza was that “Hamas also called for increased clashes with the Israeli forces throughout the occupied West Bank,” when in fact, Hamas calls for attacks against all Israeli Jews, including civilians.

After even more Arab attacks against Israelis over the following weeks, Wennesland continued to emphasize attacks by Israelis. In his April 25 report, he mentioned “settlers” five time to only twice for Hamas. He again reiterated that settler violence was principally because the Israeli government supports Jews living throughout Israel and its territories, but at least added a caveat about Arab terrorism: “Against the backdrop of continued settlement activities and ongoing pressure on Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, as well as heightened tensions, settler-related violence remained high, particularly following the terrorist attacks in Israel.

To be clear – according to Wennesland’s own reports – the number of Arab attacks dwarves attacks by Israelis. The monthly total for Palestinian Arabs attacking Jews ranged from 80 to 108 for the first four months of 2022, but only between 28 and 66 for “settler” attacks. Overall, there were 381 attacks by Palestinians to 210 by Israelis, or 81% more.

Israeli attacks were roughly half the number of Palestinian Arab attacks in the first four months of 2022. Israeli attacks were less than one-third the number of Arab attacks at the beginning of the year, before a wave of lethal Arab attacks prompted a response from Jews.

Wennesland remains blind to Arab incitement including naming schools and squares after murderers, governmental stipends to Palestinians who attack Jews, as well as straight out calls for violence. His jaundiced reports are fed to the waiting biased audience at the UN, with recommendation of more monies for Palestinians and fewer homes for Jews:

Reducing violence and halting settlement activity, while shoring up the Palestinian Authority’s fiscal stability and strengthening Palestinian institutions are crucial. Steps to improve economic conditions must be implemented in a way that lays the foundations for a return to a meaningful political process.

On one side, there is ongoing incitement to violence by Palestinian leadership which encouraged nearly 100 attacks against Jews every month. On the other, is an Israeli government which encourages Jews to coexist among Arabs, where Israelis commit roughly half the number of attacks a month, mostly in response to waves of Arab terrorism. Yet while those facts are admitted (in passing) by the United Nations, it directs blame solely on Israel, as it pushes another fund-raising appeal for the Arab government supporting terrorism.

Fortunately, the work of groups like IMPACT-SE which showcase the incitement against Israel at UN agencies, has led the European Union to dramatically cut its funding to UNRWA. However, the US has not curtailed its funding despite being fully aware of the incitement (see USAID Samantha Power testimony to Appropriations Committee mark 1.05), despite comments to cut funding to bad governments.

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Mother’s Day And Ahlam Al-Tamimi

Summary: Pause the debate on abortions on Mother’s Day, and demand justice for a woman who smiles as she slaughters children eating ice cream.

Mother’s Day 2022 was a peculiar affair as the United States debated the legal case for abortion with renewed vigor, after the leak of the Supreme Court draft questioning the validity of Roe v. Wade. Americans focused again on the rights of women on one hand and the rights of the unborn on the other, just as they celebrated the mothers who had and raised children.

While Father’s Day is definitely special in celebrating the men who raise children, the bond is a degree removed from the tether between mother-and-child. Only women can give birth. Only women can nurse a baby. The umbilical cord may only last nine months but the connection between women and child seems to carry far into the future.

Yet there are women who despise children. Jewish children anyway.

Ahlam Al-Tamimi is a Palestinian Arab who is a member of Hamas. In 2001, she walked around Jerusalem looking for a place to kill as many religious Jews as possible, “because the base of the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians is a religious struggle.” She chose a Sbarro restaurant in the center of town, frequented by many Jewish women and children for pizza and ice cream. Years later she smiled when she learned that eight children were killed in the suicide bombing attack that she orchestrated.

Ahlam al-Tamimi smiling when told she killed eight children, not three as she had thought.

Al-Tamimi was released after serving several years in an Israeli jail, as part of the prisoner exchange for Israeli Gilad Shalit, and was transferred to Jordan. The FBI put her on the “Most Wanted List” and considers her armed and dangerous. As recently as October 2021, she said that she loves the “scent” of Palestine, the “scent of musk from the martyrs (who kill Jews)… this is a pleasant relaxing scent, as if it was coming from Paradise.” She considered her terrorist operations as “crowns on my head.

That interview was posted on YouTube on the “Gathering4Youth” site based in Turkey. The site includes interviews with other terrorists from Hamas such as Khaled Mashaal. This site that features a terrorist group addressing youth with calls for violence is still operating openly.

Regarding Al-Tamimi, FBI’s most wanted terrorist similarly lives freely in Jordan.

Several Jewish groups have been pushing the U.S. to extradite this murderer for several years as two of the victims were American citizens, but Jordan has long refused to hand her over.

During his confirmation hearing, Henry Wooster, now U.S. ambassador to Jordan said he would “explore all options to bring Ahlam Aref Ahmad al-Tamimi to justice, secure her extradition and address the broader issues associated with the extradition treaty.” That remains to be seen.

On May 13, 2022, just a few days after Mother’s Day, U.S. President Joe Biden will host Jordanian King Abdullah II to “reinforce the close friendship and enduring partnership between the United States and Jordan.” If the relationship is indeed close, Biden should be able to get Abdullah to hand over the murderer of Jewish children and Americans who openly calls for the next generation of youth to continue to slaughter innocent people.

Click here to CONTACT THE WHITE HOUSE to demand Biden secure the extradition of Ahlam Al-Tamimi, and shut down the Gathering4Youth incitement to terrorism YouTube page.

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No Jews Killed In New York Times Telling Of Palestinian Terror Wave

As news broke on Israeli and Jewish news services of yet another act of terror committed by Palestinian Arabs against their Jewish neighbors, The New York Times had two of its journalists upload stories to the Times’ website. Its versions of the account called out “Arab” and “Palestinian” assailants but NEVER stated that the victims were Jews.

The story according to Isabel Kershner:

Two assailants armed with a gun and an ax attacked passers-by in an Israeli town on Thursday night, killing at least three, according to initial reports from the police and emergency services.

The police described the assault as a suspected terrorist attack.

The attack followed a wave of violence by Arab assailants that had already killed 14 people in Israel since mid-March. Another Israeli man who was guarding a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank was killed by Palestinian gunmen last week.

Several more people were reported to be wounded in Thursday’s attack in Elad, an ultra-Orthodox town in central Israel.

The assailants appeared to have escaped; the police said they had set up checkpoints along several roads and officers in a police helicopter were searching for a vehicle seen fleeing the scene.

The attack took place just after nightfall, at the end of Israel’s Independence Day, marking the foundation of the state in 1948. Palestinians mark the establishment of Israel as the Nakba, or catastrophe.

Emergency responders said they found the first fatality by a traffic circle in Elad and two more in a nearby park.

“When we arrived we realized that this was a complex scene,” said Alon Rizkan, a paramedic with the Magen David Adom ambulance service. He described the three people who were pronounced dead at the scene as men, all aged around 40.

Several more wounded men were transferred to hospitals, he said.”

The Jewish victims – targeted because they were Jews – were referred to as “passers-by” or “people,” making them appear as random targets of Palestinian Arabs.

The story told by Patrick Kingsley had a similar angle:

The surge in terrorist attacks in Israel, the deadliest wave of violence since 2016, has been framed by Palestinian parties and militant groups as a logical consequence of the entrenchment of Israel’s 55-year occupation of the West Bank, of Israel’s control over sensitive religious sites in Jerusalem, and of the dwindling commitment from some key Arab leaders to the creation of a Palestinian state.

The attackers’ diverse backgrounds, however, have left both Palestinian and Israeli analysts and officials uncertain about the relationship between the attacks, the motivations of the attackers and the timing of their attacks.

Prior to the attack in Elad on Thursday, there had been several attacks across cities in Israel, involving Arab assailants who have killed 14 people, including two Arab police officers and two Ukrainians. But beyond their lethal outcomes, the episodes have not fit easily within a simple narrative.

Two of the most recent attacks — in Tel Aviv and Bnei Brak — were carried out by Palestinians from the occupied West Bank. While praised by several Palestinian movements, no group has formally claimed responsibility for them.

Two earlier attacks were carried out by three members of Israel’s Arab minority who had known sympathies for the Islamic State, the extremist group that has no ties to the Palestinian national movement and that claimed responsibility, perhaps opportunistically, for one incident but not the other.

While the lethal outcome of the first attack, on March 22, may have inspired the others to follow suit, a senior Israeli military officer said there was no evidence that any of them were masterminded by a major Palestinian group, let alone by the same network. Analysts also noted that the attackers in the first two incidents had no ideological connection to the latest two.

Kingsley referred to the “attacks” generally, and the only time he described the victims, he wrote there were “14 people, including two Arab police officers and two Ukrainians.” No Jews.

The New York Times tells its readers that the deliberate slaughter of Jews does “not fit easily into a simple narrative,” attempting to obfuscate the easily identifiable Jew hatred and refusal of Arab Muslims to coexist with so many Jews and the Jewish State.

Its absolution via omission, and is anti-Semitism itself.

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The Palestinians aren’t “Resorting to Violence”; They are Murdering and Waging War

Palestinian Arab Headlines Are Far Worse

The mass media headlines and articles describing the targeted killing of Israelis by Muslim Arabs have rightfully been condemned by civil society as giving a shameful pro-Arab perspective to terrorism.

To fully appreciate the vile nature related to the mindset of the terrorist community, read their media.

Palestinian Arabs have been forgoing their local Arab mass media publications in preference to the inflammatory rhetoric of the local terrorist groups.

According to Palestinian polls, in 2005, 72.5 percent of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza read al Arabia and al Jazeera while only 4.8 percent read al Manar (by Hezbollah) and al Aqsa (by Hamas). By the fall of 2021, the readership was almost the same.

DATEAL ARABIA & AL JAZEERAAL MANAR & AL AQSA
Sept 200572.5%4.8%
Sept 201060.7%16.8%
Sept 201536.2%25.4%
Sept 202127.3%25.5%
Media viewership in Gaza over time.Gazans preferences for terrorist sources has grown according to Palestinian polls

The readership trends among Palestinian Arabs in the West Bank was much the same.

DATEAL ARABIA & AL JAZEERAAL MANAR & AL AQSA
Sept 200568.2%8.0%
Sept 201070.5%9.1%
Sept 201528.6%13.0%
Sept 202126.6%23.2%
Media viewership in the West Bank over timeWest Bankers preferences for terrorist programming jumped significantly this year according to Palestinian polls, perhaps shedding light on the recent spike in attacks

Al Manar covered the slaughter of Israeli civilians in March and April 2022 in the manner you would expect of a terrorist-sponsored publication.

Father of Tel Aviv Shooter: Palestinians Will See the Victory Soon” was the headline, followed by “Shouts of joy were heard on Friday morning around the Jenin home of Palestinian who carried out the heroic operation in Tel Aviv, Raad Fathi Hazem. People gathered near the house of Hazem to celebrate the operation which killed two Israelis and injured several others in the heart of the occupying regime.

The rest of the article continued with chants to destroy Israel.

screenshot of al Manar website extolling murder of Israeli civilians

The article about the Arab father’s pride in killing Jewish civilians was the latest in a string of terrorism-promotional articles from the widely-read site.

Al Manar’s article “Palestinian Resistance Groups Praise Tel Aviv Operation,” led with “Palestinian Resistance groups celebrated the operation which killed two Israelis in Tel Aviv on Thursday night, stressing that all forms of resistance against Israeli occupation will continue. The Hamas Resistance movement called the operation “heroic” and vowed that resistance against the occupation ‘is continuing and escalating. The continuing terrorism of the occupation and its crimes, attempts to Judaize Jerusalem and to perform sacrifices in the Al-Aqsa Mosque to build its so-called ‘Temple’ during what they call ‘Passover’ — against it stands blood and bullets,’ the Resistance group said in a statement.

Hezbollah also celebrated and praised the anti-Semitic shootings with “Hezbollah Hails Tel Aviv Operation: Palestinian Heroes Threw Criminal ‘Israel’ into Confusion.” The article stated “Hezbollah, meanwhile, saluted the courageous Palestinian people and Resistance ‘who humiliated the criminal regime of Israel and threw it into confusion.’ The statement called on free people across the world to stand by Palestinian people and offer them all possible forms of support…. The Palestinian people is determined to continue the path of Resistance until the liberation of entire Palestine from the sea to the river.

Al Manar’s article right after the shooting, “Palestinian Youth, Who Carried out The Operation in “Tel Aviv”, Martyred,” described the 29-year old Arab murderer as a “youth” and the Israeli civilians who lived in Tel Aviv as “settlers” because Hezbollah believes that all of Israel is illegal.

The statements coming from Hamas media were much the same, including the article “Haniyeh: “Tel Aviv” operation redrawn the map of homeland,” after the slaughter of Israeli civilians in Bnei Brak, which stated that Haniyeh “expressed the pride of the Palestinian people and the free people of the Ummah in the heroic operation carried out by the heroic martyr Diaa Hamarsha. [the Palestinian murderer of several unarmed Jews]

While the English mainstream media misdirects the masses to consider Palestinians as frustrated and “resorting to violence,” the media consumed by Palestinian Arabs calls for the shedding of more Jewish blood.

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Will The New York Times Write About Terrorism From Israelis’ Point Of View?

There were four deadly attacks by Arabs against Israeli civilians over the past few weeks. While writing about the different background and loyalties of the assailants, The New York Times inserted a Palestinian opinion “analysis” atop the dead Israeli bodies.

The New York Times on April 9, 2022 wrote about Arab terrorism from the terrorist point of view

The paper did not write that Israelis have been dealing with Arabs killing them for decades. Since the Second “Intifada” War of Terrorism, Israelis of all political stripes have internalized that the Palestinian Arabs detest the existence of Jews in their holy land. The “structural reasons behind the violence” are that 93 percent of Palestinian Arabs hate Jews and a majority support the anti-Semitic terrorist group Hamas that wants to destroy Israel.

The article did not discuss the divisions within the Palestinian Authority itself, nor the blood lust of Gazans who want to kill Israeli civilians according to polls.

No, this was an article written to consider the killer’s perspective, something that the liberal media does uniquely when Jews are killed. (I don’t recall the Times considering the terrorists’ narrative in the Ariana Grande concert bombing or when killing scores in Nice, France).

Perhaps there will be opera like the “Death of Klinghoffer” written about the killer from Jenin who killed several young Jewish men enjoying a night in Tel Aviv. The Times may be at work on the libretto with its sickening recreation of history – ignoring the slaughter of Jews sitting at a seder table in Netanya which prompted a ground incursion into Jenin in 2002.

The Times wrote that “this young kid opened his eyes to Jenin in 2002 and to the utter destruction of the camp,” making the Israelis appear as terrorists and the rational for hating Jews. Absent from the jaundiced narrative was the horrific hotel bombing by a Palestinian Arab and that 23 Israeli soldiers died in the narrow alleyways of Jenin to minimize death to Palestinian civilians as the IDF sought to curb more attacks. This Palestinian propaganda also failed to mention that the Palestinian Authority indoctrinated that child to want to kill Jews when it named a soccer tournament after the Netanya Passover bomber.

As Israelis once again bury young innocent souls, The New York Times is informing its readers that Palestinians cannot be blamed – seemingly for absolutely anything.

Israelis light candles at the scene of a terror attack on Dizengoff street, central Tel Aviv, April 8, 2022. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

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Friday in Jerusalem Is Now A “No-Go Zone” For American Diplomats

Due to Muslim Arab terrorism now going on in Israel during the month of Ramadan, the United States embassy has placed the Old City of Jerusalem on its restricted list.

The security alert from the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem was published on March 30, 2022 and stated:

Due to recent terrorist attacks in the area and potential security issues associated with the upcoming April 2022 holidays, U.S. government employees and their family members are restricted until further notice from entering the Old City of Jerusalem after dark (dusk to dawn) and on Fridays.  Damascus, Herod’s, and Lions’ Gates are off limits as well.

U.S. citizens should take this into consideration when planning their own activities.

The question is whether the imposition of a no-go zone in the holy city of Jerusalem during Passover, Easter and Ramadan was because the United States does not trust Israeli security or in deference to Muslim sensitivities. Will the US embassy impose this restriction on American Muslims at the embassy as well, or just non-Muslims?

Terrorist attacks are happening all over Israel, including in Bnei Brak, Beersheva and Tel Aviv. Will the US put those cities on the no-go list as well? That’s highly doubtful as the U.S. focuses on religious tension – not terrorism – in the city considered holy to three faiths.

The United States embassy to Israel has bowed to Islamic demands to restrict its non-Muslim personnel from visiting the holy city of Jerusalem. One can imagine the administration demanding Israeli Jews to do the same in the future.

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Amid The Terror, The United Nations Elevates Hamas

Israelis are facing a wave of terrorism from Muslim Arabs, in which 14 people were killed in just the last few weeks. The political-terrorist group Hamas celebrated the murders in what it called a “heroic operation.” Gazans handed out sweets on the streets to celebrate the killings.

Such sentiments brought out the United Nations to call the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh.

Tor Wennesland, the UN Secretary General’s special envoy to the Middle East, reached out to Haniyeh in early April. Haniyeh broadcast the action on Hamas media with “Hamas Chief Receives Call From UN Mideast Envoy.” Haniyeh got to tell Palestinian Arabs that he commands respect on the world stage and is considered a leader, fighting for his people. The article stated that Haniyeh “discussed the latest political and field developments related to the Palestinian cause,” and described at length how Haniyeh told the UN leader that the global body had to do more to clamp down on Israel.

The article concluded with The UN envoy hailed the relationship with Hamas as ‘constructive and strategic.

Just a few days later, another Palestinian killed three Israelis as they enjoyed an evening out in Tel Aviv. A senior Hamas official, Mushir al-Masri, said that “resistance operations are a natural response to Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people,” defending the killings of innocent civilians.

Wennesland was not pleased and decided to pen his own narrative.

The United Nations is partially responsible for the attacks on Israelis, as it coddles terrorist groups and refuses to hold Palestinians responsible for their actions.

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Israelis faced a murderous wave of terrorist attacks in March 2022. Attacks in Beersheva, Hadera and Bnei Brak killed eleven people, causing The Jerusalem Post to write that “what is happening on Israel’s streets are not isolated incidents. This is a terror wave across Israel.

Members of Israeli ZAKA emergency and response team clean the blood stains at the scene of an attack in Beersheba, southern Israel, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. A knife-wielding Arab man killed several people and seriously wounded others in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, a rampage officials called a terror attack with nationalist motives. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

While the world took notice and loudly condemned the Arab assaults, the United Nations only issued a muffled statement in its ongoing role as protector of Palestinian Arabs. A prepared statement on March 29, 2022 from the head office read:

The Secretary-General condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Israel, which claimed the lives of at least 11 Israeli citizens.  Such acts of violence can never be justified and must be condemned by all.

The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to families of the victims and wishes a prompt recovery to those injured.

In the spirit of the upcoming religious holy days, the Secretary-General calls for an immediate end to violence, which only serves to undermine the prospects for peace.”

This statement stands in sharp contrast to other recent statements from the UNSG in which he demanded that the perpetrators of the violence be brought to justice and that he stands with the people of the attacked nation.

  • UNSG on attack in Uganda November 16, 2021: “The United Nations expresses its hope that all persons involved in the commission of these attacks will be swiftly brought to justice.”
  • UNSG on attack in Afghanistan on November 3, 2020: “The Secretary-General reiterates that those responsible must be held accountable. The United Nations stands by the people and Government of Afghanistan in support of their long-held aspirations for peace.”
  • UNSG on attack in Nigeria on June 15, 2020: “He reiterates the need to protect civilians and humanitarian personnel, assets and facilities at all times, in accordance with international humanitarian law. The Secretary-General further reaffirms the United Nations continued solidarity with the Government and people of Nigeria in their efforts to fight terrorism and violent extremism.
  • The UN Security Council similarly demanded actions against all facets of terrorism: “The members of the Security Council underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice.

Israelis are seemingly the only people who can be victims of terrorism without the existence of terrorists.

The United Nations is not an honest forum or broker for peace for the Jewish State, as it proves over and again. Israel should disregard the statements and edicts from the body until major reforms are established at the anti-Zionist body.

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The dichotomy of the people in the Middle East came into sharp focus this week.

Israel advanced its peace process with a number of Arab and Muslim countries when it hosted Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco in its Negev region. The foreign ministers met to discuss how to deal with the regional threat and nuclear aspirations of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the war between Russia and Ukraine, as well as ways of building economic and military ties with each other.

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Morocco’s Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, and United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, pose for a group photo following their Negev meeting in the Israeli kibbutz of Sde Boker on March 28, 2022.

The parties to the Abraham Accords were excited to come to the Jewish State to foster trust and trade, peace and prosperity.

On the other extreme, the promoters of violence and mayhem were busy killing people and celebrating the slaughter of innocents.

On March 22, an Israeli Bedouin killed four people in Negev city of Be’er Sheva. The murders were celebrated by fellow murderers:

  • The spokesperson for the political-terrorist group Hamas that leads the Palestinian parliament saidthe crimes of the occupation are met only with heroic stabbing, ramming and shooting operations.
  • Another Palestinian terrorist group, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)said “the operation comes in the natural context of responding to the crimes of Zionist terrorism in the occupied Negev.

On March 27, two Arab gunmen shot and killed two Israeli police officers in Hadera. The killings brought out the anti-Semites:

  • ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack and declaredThis is for the apostate Jews to know that our promises will always reach them, Allah willing,” and added “We are coming to you with slaughter.
  • Hamas said it was a “heroic operation.”
  • PIJ said the killings were “an eloquent message from our people against attempts to break our will.

On March 29, five Israelis were shot by a Palestinian terrorist in Bnei Brak, a community that has virtually no on serving in the military. The Palestinian blood lust continued to be extolled:

  • Hamas “blesses the heroic operation against the Zionist occupation soldiers in the so-called ‘Tel Aviv’ area, which led to the killing and wounding of a number of Zionist occupiers, and stresses that all the heroic operations carried out by our Palestinian people, in every inch of our occupied land, comes in the context of the natural and legitimate response to the terrorism of the occupation and its escalating crimes against our land, our people and our sanctities.

Hamas openly called for the killing of Israeli Jews, even those who never serve in the army, and denies the existence of any part of Israel. Palestinian Arabs support this approach, with 54% saying they would vote Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh to the presidency over Mahmoud Abbas (38%), according to a poll done over the past two weeks. The same poll shows that 58% of Palestinians oppose a two state solution, and that 52% support armed attacks against Israel.

Palestinian cartoon promoting violence in the face of Arab countries bonding with Israel

While Israel convenes conferences to promote peace, Palestinians are engaged in and encouraging the slaughter of innocents. Each party in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has a clear mission, with only one party deserving any support.


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