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Son of Hamas

The remarkable story of Mosab Hassan Yousef, who went from Hamas to the Mossad.

Published: December 3, 2011


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Visitor Comments: 40

(33) Anonymous, February 6, 2014 6:49 PM

seeing that those arabs can't face or answer the truth, I'd like to know: how many death threats has he recived?

(32) Fajardin, June 29, 2013 3:25 PM

Israel should offer him citizenship

In any other country when you do national service (2 to 3 years) for them, you are automatically offered citizenship. Singapore offers that to its PRs (permanent residents who serve NS). For protecting Israelis (and other nationalities as well) Mosab deserves that and more. Mosab does not owe Israel anything, but Israel and its citizens owe Mosab BIG time. Do they thank him (other than just that little note of thanks they sent him) publicly, openly, give him a badge of honour? Will they only honour him after he's killed by some insane maddened Palestinian/Muslim? So Israel , please keep him safe, its your job, its your duty for your son who is Mosab, not just that Israeli soldier for whom you exchange a thousand Palestinian hard-core prisoners, one of whom (a female) went on to help massacre some little children and laughed about it in an interview.

(31) David, December 16, 2011 6:29 AM

Did anyone actually read this book?

I can say that this guy is not very much in favor of Israel at all. He talks about how soldiers come and indiscriminately shoot and arrest people and basically torture and oppress them for no reason. He doesn't mention that his father was arrested countless times while he was in his home because he was planning and organizing attacks and not out of the blue. He also talks about how the Palestinians need their state but forgets to mention that they were offered land on many occasions and thought that they wouldn't need it because they would just destroy the state of Israel. He just scratches on the surface when he mentions the war that began the day Israel was declared a state and was attacked from all sides. According to him the Israelis outnumbered and outgunned the attackers but in reality it was organized armies against an unprepared group of people, many of whom were holocaust survivors. The conditions in Gaza and the West Bank are a direct result of relentless attacks on Israel and are fairly recent. They were not attacking Israel simply to destroy and not liberate oppressed Palestinians. He basically skims over many of the facts. This book shows his deep disdain towards Israel and I wouldn't go as far as to call him a supporter of the state in any sense of the word. He refers to them as occupiers and recounts the alleged brutality in great detail but skims over the attacks coming from the Palestinian side. I think it was very irresponsible to put this book on this site without reading it and looking into the text a little bit further. Yes he worked for Shin Bet, helped thwart some attacks and saved lives, Jewish and Palestinian, however, his motives and loyalty are very much in question. Listen to his speeches in Arabic and they resemble nothing of what he says in English when he is out publicizing his book.

(30) Abigail, December 13, 2011 1:13 PM

Master of doublespeak

From the video clips I've seen him in Arabic (the links are posted in previous comments on this page), he doesn't seem to express the same love of Israel as when he addresses his audience in English. He refers to Israel as the "enemy" and in two clips is dressed in the garb of the PLO. It's like he's suffering bipolar disorder - he seems confused, if not a double agent.

(29) Sa, December 11, 2011 6:01 PM

The Lord Bless

Miracle before our eyes the Almighty is working through this brave man 'Mosab Hassan Yousef ' , may a prayer of protection be with you always. Yes a very small country and there is evil against her but yet she prevails. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Commanded the LORD.

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