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Gilad Shalit: Who's Blurring the Lines?

By comparing the release of captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit with 1000 terrorists, the media is creating a lie.

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Published: October 30, 2011


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Visitor Comments: 21

(15) Anonymous, November 10, 2011 2:03 AM

Libi B'mizrach

Hashem Yivareich et Amo Ba'shalom

(14) philipzhao, November 7, 2011 3:55 AM

Devine scheme

Man proposes, G-d disposes !!

(13) ayla, November 6, 2011 5:30 AM

The paradox of the young woman

How paradoxical it is that the woman, Ahlam Tamimi, who assisted in the bombing of the pizza place, is completely remorseless when told about the children who were killed because of her actions. She smiles, apparently pleased with herself. As a young woman, she should be protective of children, regardless of nationality or ethnicity, but is instead delighted that she has destroyed little lives. But I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, her people celebrate their own children as suicide bombers. Either you believe that life is a blessing and a gift, or you believe in nothingness. Her heart is empty, there is no love for anything worthwhile there.

Anonymous, December 18, 2011 3:22 PM

Sickening

I agree with you completely, this woman is dead. There is no glimmer, no spark of nor any minimal understanding concerning her actions and what they say about her, her life. the g-d she believes in is Death, and so she is already. She should truly be locked away for life, and or tried for crimes against humanity - there is simply no other possible recourse - in a "normal" world, where all human beings are considered equal.

(12) Anonymous, October 31, 2011 4:43 PM

Don't blame "the media"

It's very easy to blame "the media" for this comparison, but the Israeli government sets up such a narrative itself when it is willing to release hundreds of murderers for a single soldier. Indeed, when Israel is willing to release so many before they've served out their terms, an outside observer (who doesn't know these prisoners' crimes the way the Israeli government does) does not have to be antisemetic to conclude that "they must not have done anything so bad." In fact, it seems to confirm our enemies' characterization of these as "political prisoners."

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