Hebron settlers filmed throwing rocks at Palestinians
Ali Waked
Published: 08.03.07, 01:02
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ARAB MASSACRE HEBRON ,   JEWS 1923., WAS IT?   (03.08.07)
2. this is so one sided!!
sl ,   new york, new york   (03.08.07)
ever notice how its so horrible when jews throw rocks at arabs but its perfectly fine when arabs throw rocks at settlers?!?
AMERICAN ,   USA   (03.08.07)
remeber the jews always whining about the PALESTINIANS saying THEY were throwing rocks (and the IDF would shoot at them) well the the TRUTH, that the jews cant HIDE anymore- due to video technology- is it is the JEWS throwing stones and antagonizing the natives. THANK YOU TECHNOLOGY- !!!!!!!!!!!!
4. Is this the "worst" B'Tselem can come up with?
Kyle ,   Southpark, CO, USA   (03.08.07)
This video is even lamer than the "cursing woman atrocity." The little kid (about 7 years old) is seen throwing the same pebble over and over again. Probably paid by the B'Tselem "activist." Then an adult comes out and carries him away! In the final frames, the kids are throwing a TENNIS BALL against a wall. What the F&$K is wrong with YNet and B'Tselem that they portray even little kids harmlessly playing as "atrocities against Arabs"? Because to B'Tselem, Jews living and breathing in Judaism's 2nd holiest city is an "atrocity."
5. The Jews from Hebron are our PRIDE
6. It's justice !
Ron   (03.08.07)
7. Small children throwing small rocks and eggs at neighbors
Sean ,   USA   (03.08.07)
When I was younger I once threw a few eggs and maybe even a small rock at my neighbor's house, only here in the US it didn't even make the news! Boy am I feeling cheated right now. This happens all over the US (AND EVERYWHERE ELSE!), only it's NEVER worthy of even the local newspaper, let alone having a complaint or charges filed. Likewise, the other video of Ifat Elkobi cursing is a minor incident of one women acting like a b****. I can't imagine any serious charges being filed over that. These are blown way out of proportion. Sadly, B'Tselem and the journalists writing these articles are over-publicizing these events. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot.
9. settlers and settlements
hipolito dormal ,   buenos aires - argen   (03.08.07)
are a big mistake and an obstacle to peace
10. This is what's really happening
Tracy W   (03.08.07)
" Israeli left-wing activists, together with foreign PLO supporters, plan to build outpost settlements and plant trees on behalf of Arab residents in Judea and Samaria. The land of which they are seeking to take control, in some cases, is defined as state land, making the construction illegal. One of the latest projects of several left-wing organizations, led by Rabbis for Human Rights, is to rebuild demolished illegal homes for Arabs on state-owned lands in the southern Hevron Hills. In another campaign, the activists and local Arabs plan to plant trees in areas of Samaria claimed by the Jewish "G'vaot Olam" farm, near Itamar and the Gilad farm. One of the latest projects of several left-wing organizations is to rebuild demolished illegal homes for Arabs on state-owned lands in the southern Hevron Hills." Source: INN
11. This video shows nothing
Amir ,   United States   (03.08.07)
1st I write to pro-Israel folks. If what the "settlers" were being accused of were true, you should not defend it. It is not justified or right for Jews to attack Arab/Muslims if they did nothing wrong. Anyone that reads Torah knows that Judaism does not condone the attacking of the "stranger in your midst" for no justified reason. Don't allow the overall treatment of Jews by Arab/Muslims in Hebron and otherwise to turn Jews into monsters. Now, I address everyone: This video shows nothing, and the article and title are so biased its rediculous! The video is not one long stream of actual events as they played is a hodge podge of edited events. Who knows what happened before the boy threw the rocks, who knows what happened between the time threw rocks and the police came by, or his that Jewish man stopped him. Did the arab just call him a "Dirty Jew"? Maybe the boy just called her a "dirty Arab" The answer is that WE DON'T KNOW. But the person with the video and the agenda want you to believe their side of the story and could have manipulated the video to tell it. How do we know that all the video was taken on the same day? Bottom line is that this video shows nothing but a 10year old boy, or younger, throwing pebbles. Yes, it looks as if he is throwing it towards the house of the Arab/Muslim woman shown in the other video, but there is no way to know, and there is no way to know what happened before he began throwing rocks. Did the person he is throwing rocks at spit on him? Curse him? Punch him? Bake him cookies? Don't get me wrong however, if he is throwing pebbles at the house/woman for no reason other than she is not Jewish, then that is horrible, and against Judaism, and he should be punished! Obviously his father(?) ( or a fellow "settler") ageed that he shouldn't be throwing rocks at that house as the video itself shows him getting punished for it, and dragged away when someone notices what he is doing. It is interesting however that the author choose to use the terms "settler" and "stones" (the same term used to 70 pound boulders thrown at Jews by Arab/Muslims) This little boy throwing tiny pebbles is hardly similar to the Arab/Muslims that throw gigantic boulders at Jews. Addtionaly the response by the two communities to this behavior should not be compared either. When this boy was seen throwing rocks, he was stopped and punished. Then other Israelis/Jews (B'Tselem) goes out of their way to make their fellow Jews look bad and punish them. When the Arab/Muslims are found throwing rocks at Jews their society makes them heros, congratulates them, and names schools and roads after them. Furthermore, at the end of the video you see girls (presumably Jewish...but one cannot tell) throwing (what looks like larger) rocks. But you DO NOT see what they are throwing them at. Maybe they are throwing them at Arab/Muslims for no reason. If so that is wrong! But there is no way of knowing what they are throwing the rocks at. Like a person above stated, kids throw rocks around at nothing all the time.
12. This video shows nothing Part 2
Amir ,   United States   (03.08.07)
Also, why would this author decide to call the Jew living in Hebron a "settler" but not the Arab/Muslim living in Hebron? Are we just to automatically assume that a Jew has no right to live in this town, and is thus not a human, not an Israeli but a "settler"? What if that Jew wanted to be Palestinian? Can there not be Jewish Palestinians? Why does the author so easily jump to the conclusion that this little boy behaving very badly, was part of some "settler" violence against Arab/Muslims? That fact that he does so with absolutely zero actual proof, evidences the blatent bias of this article. Then you add the fact that the article makes assumptions and false statements regarding why the boy was throwing rocks and ignors the response of the society (the father punishing & stopping him), and the bias becomes more clear. Then lastly, you add that the article takes as gospel the statements of the alleged victim (one person in a highly emotional part of the world, where great anamosity exists between the two groups living there) and doesn't even care to get another point of view....and the purpose of this highly biased piece of propaganda is made obvious. From the video there is no reason to believe that this boy was acting as part of some coordinated "settler" violence against non Jews as the author wants you to believe. All that the video shows is a highly poor mannered immature little boy behaving badly then getting punished for doing so.
13. Hey Y'IDOTOT AHARONOT (ynet/ last idiots in Hebrew)
Daniel ,   Formerly Israel   (03.08.07)
How about a story on Palestinians throwing not just rocks but MOLOTOV COCKTAILS (you know those nice Russian-made drinks that BURST INTO FLAMES) At israelis not just in Hebron but in every part of the territories. And they do that only because they can't get their hands on pipe-bombs, which are apperently a high-priced commodity reserved for attacks on patroling soldiers.
14. Breaking new...child disaplined byHis fatherForBeing aMoron
15. A major so-what piece
bob ,   potomac md   (03.08.07)
the video shows nothing--some kid thrwoing somethig--his father taking him away--some sort of neighborhood squabble--a major ho-hum--not indicative of much of anything. If that's all the Arbs in Hebron have to complain about---, excuse me this is all very stupid
16. This is Violence??? Tell me you people are kidding?
Avi ,   Haifa   (03.08.07)
I see a little kid throwing a pebble. I don't see the pebble hitting anyone. I could make the same video by hanging around any little kids playing. This goes beyond propaganda. Amona wasn't violence? Arab terrorism isn't violence? But some woman cursing another and a little kid playing outside is violence? I expect this kind of slander and incitement from Al Jazeera, not Yediot.
17. Response to #2
Mustafa ,   Canada   (03.08.07)
are you serious? of course it's ok for Arabs to throw rocka at Israelis because they don't throw at any Israelis, they throw it at the IDF that's hiding behind the AK-47 and their tanks. Please rethink what you have said.
18. Response to #7
Mustafa ,   Canada   (03.08.07)
I tell you why they made a big deal out of it, it's because Jews and Muslims have always been enemies and now Israel claims to have democracy so even though it's a Jewish state it shouldn't allow Jews to abuse Muslims in it, that's why.
19. Response to #13
Mustafa ,   Canada   (03.08.07)
I wanna see someone take your house by force from you and then I wanna see what you do. If you're a real man you'd do whatever to get it back, but if you're a coward then you'd take it and smile.
20. Hevron
Marcell ,   Israel   (03.08.07)
It is interesting to read the talk-backs on this article. Predictably, some readers resort to dubious 2000 year-old "historical" facts to justify the existence of a handful of Israeli's living in Hevron. Others draw comparisons to Palestinian terrorists . . . of course, put in that context, cursing and rock-throwing seem innocent enough . . . even justified! The fact of the matter is that Hevron is very similar to the situation we had in Gaza. Our young soldiers are put into a situation where they need to defend Israeli civilians from the local majority Arab population, at great financial cost to the taxpayer and emotional cost to themselves. At the age of 19 they are expected to have sufficient judgement and experience to deal with these volatile confrontations and to resolve conflicts which their elders are unable to. And then we point fingers at them for "just standing by". The IDF is not the problem here: the settlers are.
21. 10. This is what's really happening
papa jay   (03.08.07)
some ppl like yourslef call it state owned land, others like the international comunity call it Occupied lands subject to UN res. 242 and 338.
22. Islamics Seek to MURDER All Jews EVERYWHERE
Linda Rivera ,   New York   (03.08.07)
Palestinian Authority Muslims voted overwhelmingly for the Hamas platform which calls for the murder of all Jews. Hamas Charter: 'Israel, by virtue of its being Jewish and of having a Jewish population, defies Islam and the Muslims. Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.' Hizbullah terrorist organization (helped by Iranian intelligence) bombed the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, killing 29 and injuring over 200. Hizbullah next bombed the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, killing 86 and injuring over 200. Hizbullah calls for the worldwide murder of all Jews. Hizbullah's leader, Nasarallah, in Lebanon's Daily Star, Oct. 23, 2002: "If they (Jews) all gather in Israel, it will save us the trouble of going after them worldwide." In the second Lebanon war, Iran's highly trained guerrilla army Hizbullah, equipped with the most advanced, sophisticated military equipment, fired hundreds of rockets at Israeli population centers every day, many times more than were daily fired at Britain during the Blitz. The rockets packed with thousands of metal ball bearings to maximize the suffering of Jewish victims. The Palestinian Authority teach through their mosques, media, summer camps, and public education system, that murdering Jews is a religious obligation. Human bomb killers of Jewish innocents are revered and considered heroes by PA society. The Palestinian Authority hailed as heroes the terrorists who brutally murdered defenseless 8 months pregnant Jewish Gaza mother, Tali Hatuel, and four little daughters in Gush Katif in May 2004. Israel takes great care not to harm civilians. Islamists wage war on civilian populations - thousands of PA Muslims pass out sweets and celebrate in the streets whenever Jewish innocents are murdered by human bomb killers. Effigies of burning buses are features of PA school pageants and summer camps. Schools, streets and sports teams are named after suicide bombers. Adults and children train in terrorist training camps. Terrorists have been captured at Israeli checkpoints posing as ambulance drivers, doctors and patients. Islamists have hidden explosive suicide belts under gurneys carrying sick children and in the clothing of pregnant women. Red Crescent ambulances transport terrorists, weapons and bombs. Broadcast from Gaza mosque, Oct 13 2000, Dr. Ahmad Abu Halabiya, on Palestinian Authority TV (transcribed by Memri): "Have no mercy on the Jews, no matter where they are, in any country. Fight them, wherever you are. Wherever you meet them, kill them. Wherever you are, kill those Jews and those Americans who are like them..." In 2000, leaflets were distributed in major British cities that included slogans: "The final hour will not come until the Muslims kill the Jews." Surrounded by 22 huge, hostile Arab nations, tiny Israel fights for survival in the cruel world war to bring all nations under subjugation of Muslim masters - a merciless world where human rights and freedom are utterly destroyed. On the frontlines of global jihad, Israel fights for the freedom and human rights of all nations - Israel's enemies are the enemies of the Free World. STOP the U.S. EU UN Global Islamic Terror State in the Jewish ancestral homeland of Biblical Judea and Samaria, reducing tiny Israel at mid-section to 9 miles wide indefensible Auschwitz borders - advancing global jihad's unopposed march to world conquest and Jewish annihilation. STOP Inciting Children to Kill ! Palestinian Authority society are taught murdering Jews is the highest goal in life and attains paradise:
23. YNET Follow up on IDF who lost his eye from Rock Thrower
Linda Rivera ,   New York   (03.08.07)
Muslims repeatedly throw rocks at Jews from the Temple Mount - the HOLIEST place on earth which G-D designated for worship and prayer - not violence.
24. Waiting for YNET article on Arab gangs raping Jewish girls
non-bias truth ,   ny   (03.08.07)
25. No reason in the world to do that......except
Hiram ,   T.A   (03.08.07)
....if you are a Zealot. harassing people is NOT within Jewish values. There is NO difference between a Zealot settler harassing Palestinian and a bearded Mollah spreading hatred.... This reminds me of some footgae I have recently seen dated back to 1936 in which some SA men were harassing Jews in Germany. Ill digested religion can lead to same situation here....without excuses as we calim we are better than the rest !
26. Islamics in Hebron BOOBY TRAP TEDDY BEAR for JEWISH Child
Linda Rivera ,   New York   (03.08.07)
The values and ethics of PA society are the complete opposite of the values and ethics of Western civilization. PA Muslims pass out candy and celebrate in the streets by the thousands when Jewish innocents are murdered by Muslim human bomb killers. The Palestinian Authority hailed as heroes the terrorists who brutally murdered defenseless 8 months pregnant Jewish Gaza mother, Tali Hatuel, and four little daughters in Gush Katif in May 2004. And in the Jewish holy city of Hebron: From: The Jerusalem Post, Nov 16, 2005 'The case for Mitzpe Shalhevet' by David Wilder "...The market was finally shut down following an attempted terrorist attack: Arabs placed a booby-trapped teddy bear in a plastic bag in the market near the entrance to the Jewish neighborhood, hoping a Jewish child, finding it, would play with it and be killed in the ensuing explosion... On March 26, 2001, at the beginning of the Oslo War an Arab sniper shot and killed 10-month-old Shalhevet Pass... G-D's requirement for all humanity is KINDNESS: Bible, Micah 6:8 And what does the L-RD require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your G-D.
27. Why doesn't our Army deal with these little brats...
Michael Steiner   (03.08.07)
...the same way it deals with Palestinian kids throwing stones: rubber and live bullets? We all know why: it's racism and pursuit of myopic policies, both of which will lead to our downfall and possibly a third galut. These ghastly settler scum need to be kicked out of the occupied territories. Since Israel seems to be totally unwilling to do so, I hope the Palestinians and world do it at our behest.
28. Warsaw Ghetto Spirit Lives ,,,
Survivor's Child ,   Europe   (03.08.07)
It is comforting to see that some Jews still have the spirit to fight in their suicidal state.
29. To Mustafa
boohoo   (03.08.07)
stop talking BS please, first of all, you terrorists use AK-47, we used other weapons. second, arabs always throw stones and molotov cocktailes at israeli cars near hebron and the west bank, and third, how can you say Israel is not a democracy when it allows terrorists, child murderers to study in its own institutions and have degrees? (Samir Kuntar). I disapprove it, .
Meir Weinstein ,   toronto, canada   (03.08.07)
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