Photo Fraud in Gaza

The inside story of the media war against Israel.

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Comments (93)

(82) Anonymous, January 27, 2014 3:21 AM

They must be proud warriors to fire on innocent children in Israel.

Hamas must be proud warriors to fire on innocent children.

(81) Zvi Horovitz, December 17, 2012 12:46 AM

No blood, no story

The major media networks are not interested in Jews as defenders; Jews as fighters; or Jews as lending a helping hand in time of disasters. Anything that sheds a positive light on Israel and its citizens is taboo. The media prefers to see Jews as victims and the more violent and bloodier the outcome the more they salivate. It is for this that they always rush to Gaza; not because they love the Arabs but because there is blood and there is the opportunity to spin a story, even if it is a lie; even if it is at Israel's expense - morality and truth is irrelevant to them.

(80) Anonymous, December 11, 2012 2:24 AM

Why Are Jews Still Supporting BHO?

When will we get our head out of the sand and see the Progressive party for what it is? They are the same people who deny the holocaust. Who have card carrying Communists within their party making decisions for you. Yes they say this didn't happen, Over one million Jewish children were killed in the Holocaust, as were approximately two million Jewish women and three million Jewish men. Wake UP!

(79) Tan Ngata, December 7, 2012 8:49 PM

Holocaust II being staged

This propaganda is the prelude to a repeat of the Holocaust and anti-Semetic world opinion builds on the foundation of these lies and the news media who support them. Pray for Israel to prevail and the forces of Satan to be vanquished!!

(78) David Kravitz, December 5, 2012 9:15 AM

You know it, I know it, but are you not preaching to the converted? We ned to get wise to the tactics used by Hamas.

(77) Dennis Tan, December 3, 2012 3:17 AM

Keeping the nation of Israel in our prayers always.Shalom

(76) Hillik Moradi, November 30, 2012 8:08 PM

Nothing is new. The same biased Media that selected & elected BHO. Where is the surprise ?

(75) sharon, November 30, 2012 5:54 PM

background music was distracting

I would have liked to hear the narrators comments but the background music was too loud to hear. It is a shame that the world believe the arab propoganda

(74) Elaine Chaika, November 30, 2012 4:38 PM

faking the news

Wouldn't Wolf Blitzer or Rachel Madox or any other news program be interested in this video? It seems odd that they wouldn't be anxious to expose such perpetration of Fraud

(73) Gary Katz, November 30, 2012 12:24 AM

For Jews, always an uphill battle

Human psychology being what it is, a negative accusation requires 10 times its weight in counter evidence. That's bad enough, but when the person hearing the accusation is already brainwashed against Jews and Israel, their mind shuts down after hearing the negative (or the lie). After all, how many people believed "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion," versus how many people actually witnessed Jews baking matzoh with the blood of Gentile children? Hamas wouldn't put the lies out there if exposure threatened their credibility. But they know the lies will win over more people than not. Sickening.

(72) Tom Winnifrith, November 28, 2012 5:17 PM

Article published today on Media bias & Hamas

Hi An article published today comparing what Hamas actually broadcasts itself and how the Western press fails to report this Tom

(71) Mark Haley, November 28, 2012 1:08 PM

Fauxtography and fauxtojournalism

Folks, Hamas, Fatah, the PLO and other Arab groupings and governmental organisations are using a technique of media delegitimisation to win a war. By carefully stagging "fauxto" opportunities and getting people to play injured or use forged or staged Fauxtographs to demonise Israel and Israeli retalitory action against Arab and Moslem aggression, they intend to make Israel the bad guy in the world press. Because the blogosphere rarely fact checks and tweeting is instantaneous - these lies get spread quickly and efficiently into the mainstream before any chance of dissembling their factual errors and omissions. The Hamas and others strictly enforce press control and put pressure on reporters and cameramen to record staged videos as real events. Equally many press reports connive and collude to get pictures into the main agencies. How many times have we seen. Images cooped from one disaster to another, how often has the same girl been filmed being rushed into a clinic, how often has a strategically placed Koran or child's toy (clean and undamaged) been conveniently Fauxtographed amid wreckage and dust of a bomb scene, indeed there are many instances of Hamas rockets falling short and being blamed as Israeli attacks. All of this is a new propaganda reality. Hamas never misses an opportunity to spin falsehoods and lies into opportunties to castigate and kick Israel.

(70) Dvirah, November 27, 2012 5:12 PM

Incompentence a Defence?

If incomepentence is a defence, let a lawyer plead "not guilty" for his client on attempted murder because the attempt failed!

(69) Carlos Izaguirre, November 26, 2012 9:55 PM

We lived the same situation in Honduras

After president Mel Zelaya was forced out of the Country in Honduras, CNN,NBC and many other Networks started making stories about thousands of people being incarcerated, murdered or detained. I was living in Honduras at that time and it was a shame to know how many american networks were presenting news that were not entirely true. I think that the same thing is happening in Israel. They always present the news to the American people" Israel attacking Gaza" they never say Israel responded to a previous attack from Gaza.

Susan, November 27, 2012 5:12 PM

The media not reporting news but making news. I don't know why they always take the side of the Arabs. So many people died in Syria but that's OK. But if Israel defend itself it's a big think. That's enough of the media!!!!!

(68) Chava, November 26, 2012 8:45 PM

Hamas does do social welfare

I'm an Israeli as against Hamas as any other sane person, but my understanding is that they do give their people social welfare, which was a big reason they got elected in the first place.

(67) Stan Klaff, November 26, 2012 4:26 PM


I am always amazed at how quickly CNN, BBC and others appear at a scene in Gaza or the West Bank ready to broadcast incidents.... makes one think! On the other hand they appear at scenes in Israel only a day or two later!

(66) Anonymous, November 26, 2012 3:39 PM



(65) Tina, November 26, 2012 2:54 PM

Feedback to Newscasters

How are you sharing this information back with CNN & other newscasting agencies? What are they doing to rectify the provision of misinformation?

Anonymous, November 27, 2012 5:18 PM

Cnn is very antisemitic. Why? Media generally

Media is making the news and not reporting! That's a different. If Israel could. Dessapear. they. Would cry. Just like after the holocaust It's not popular for a Jewish states to defend. Itself.

(64) Eric, November 26, 2012 12:42 PM


Sabotage, espionage, subterfuge. These are the three non combative ways to fight or destroy the enemy. The first is rendering their armaments or control systems ineffective. The second is placing personnel in government, business, education, and the military in order to access information. The third is media manipulation- lies, half truths, slander, etc.. The infamous Joseph Goebbels of Nazi fame was one of Hitler's top three men. That was how importantly he viewed this. Today's media, thanks to the computer age, has perfected the art of lying beyond anything that Goebbels, Stalin, or anyone of those monsters from the past ever dreamed. And sadly today people are more susceptible to lies, or do not care about anything except if it affects their health care, or their government check.

(63) G Stillman, November 26, 2012 4:35 AM

propaganda is a weak tool

Does anyone remember VIET NAM???

(62) Ojars Jurjans, November 26, 2012 2:16 AM

defensive posture

if "..the best defense is a strong offense" than a series preemtive strikes should take place to prevent recurrance of Hamas agression as well as a decisisive "punitive" strike to give them a clear vision of what is to come - should they continue on their present course of civilian targetted tactics to achieve political goals......The worst action on the part of Israel, at this time, is to do nothing...!!As for MSM - they will try to spin anything that Israel does - just consider the source..

(61) E.L., November 25, 2012 8:20 PM


This is great work you've done!

(60) Daisy Harari mayer, November 25, 2012 8:17 PM

Mini war

We just stop to see NBC and French news, here in brasil we have a Avery good press from Israel to here . But I think that Israel has the right and obligation to tell the world all the lies.. Today it is very easy to show wat is right or wrong. Thank you Israel and and good luck.

(59) Karmen Nava, November 25, 2012 8:06 PM

I know that this article is about Israel, but media fraud is world wide and it is being done to vilinize a particular country, race, or creed. When we were in Argentina, there was fraudulent remarks about a satanic cult that sacrificed a famous person and they blamed the Evangelical Christians--a deadly statement that was completely deceptive. As we left Mexico we heard that there was a red alert during the USA Thanksgiving holiday, Mexico as a nation was very peaceful and a lovely place to visit in almost every area. So if you want to know the truth, ask someone who lives in the country that is being signaled. Make friends and reach out to others to find out the truth.

(58) Mark Sigfrinius, November 25, 2012 7:00 PM

The Main Stream Media

If anyone has hope that the MSM will say anything good about Israel they are holding a bucket of water with a thousand holes in it. It's propaganda and it will never change. It will continue and get worse. That's why I NEVER even watch CNN or MSNBC because they promote lies as the real news.

Anna, November 25, 2012 7:34 PM

Well, if Hamas uses ineffective rockets, the more fools they.That's their hard luck. IF they do. Yes, I can well belive the soup kitchens etc; but that proves nothing. It doesn't negate the other things. i hadn't realised that the grandmother was the same one-how many grandchildren did she have and in how many places ? The photographer should have cut out the Hebrew writing that identifies the place where the 'Palestinian children' are running-or did they think that nobody would notice ? I was most indignant when a report here in NZ showed some very nice & reasonable Palestinians who could not (???) understand why they were being targeted...and one Jew who was supposed to represent all Israelis. He was an extremist fundamentalist bigot and I would say possibly mad with it; it was like showing a member of the Klan in America as representing white Southern Americans. He was the only Jew interviewed. If Hamas don't have effective weapons, why don't they buy some ? There'd be plenty of people willng to sell them some. If theirs are useless, why do they open fire with them in the first place ? If I knew that someone had a machine-gun, I wouldn't fire first with a pistol.

Anonymous, November 25, 2012 8:15 PM

Mark, you are TOTALLY correct!!! CNN/ MSNBC, spew their garbage news, to a increasingly, small minority of ignorant followers!! They are also, largelu to blame, for the inept, clown, 'president', we are stuck with.

(57) Buz Whelan, November 25, 2012 6:58 PM

Gentile for Israel

Raised Irsih Catholic, I'm an atheist who is in complete sympathy with Israel, with its right to exist and defend itself. Asymetric responses are fine with me. I do not care if Hamas rockets are indffective. Shoot at me, I will shoot back. If I shoot straighter, good for me, bad for you. The instigator must be punished.

(56) FRANCES M DUFF, November 25, 2012 6:11 PM

ONE G-d and no Idols

As a person raised as a Christian I was taught to treat every person no matter what their religion, race, nationality, or gender as equals. Raised in N Y went to school with Jewish kids, worked for Jewish families, and all of my doctors were Jewish with which I had great respect for. I myself have wondered for years why Jews are blamed for so many of the things in this world when they are not. The only thing I could come up with is just simple green eyed monster JEALOUSY in that the Torah tells us that you are the chosen ones and apple of His eye. My prayer is that haShem will give you the strength, courage, and faith to get through these hard times.

(55) CATRANJI, November 25, 2012 6:06 PM

Does my cause need a lie to have succes?

If the answer is yes, where is my honour? Where is the followers' honour? Can we rely on liars? Can we build a world on lies?

(54) Bonnie Ullner, November 25, 2012 2:43 AM

Disgusted with the anti-Israel media

This video demonstrates what is sadly true about western media when it comes to reporting about Israel: it is extremely biased against Israel. Some may say it is accidental, as the BBC claimed when I complained about the misrepresentation of the photo of the Syrian child claimed to be Palestinian, which is shown in this video, but it happens too often to be merely mistakes. And the tone and questioning of some of those journalists in the video is so obviously biased that there is no way to explain that away. Although I normally can't stand FOX News, they are the only ones who gave Israel a fair shake in their reporting during times of conflict and in general. Sad that they are the only ones, as their journalistic integrity is questionable otherwise. I plan to post this on my FB wall and encourage others to do likewise. I also send emails to news outlets whenever there is biased coverage. The worst I saw during this latest conflict was MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, an apparent Arab American, who was blatantly pro-Palestinian in his reporting to the point where it was more like listening to Arab propaganda than it was a news report. Shameful

(53) Pedro Gonzalez, November 25, 2012 1:54 AM

I am so mad at seeing lies and seeing people using tragedy to obtain political vote. In sight of biass the jewish people most remain united. I am with you with all my soul. Sweet Blessings Aish HaTorah!

(52) elki, November 25, 2012 12:54 AM

where are Arab bomb shelters for their precious ones

no bomb shelters in Gaza, what a sham. they do not protect those innocents

Anonymous, November 25, 2012 3:22 PM

insightful observation

So much concern over their people that they place rockets in their amongst them and fail to provide any shelters. It is if they welcome fatalites to strengthen their positions in the eyes of the world.

(51) jameson, November 24, 2012 10:04 PM

Stop the terrorists from these biased media propoganda.

I can't understand why so many people all over the world are so firm in their desires to make Israel look so bad, and even go as far as posing INJURED and make themselves look like fools. God is with the riteous. This is more fake propoganda from the Gazan Hamas led terrorists. All staged!

(50) M Frankel, November 24, 2012 6:37 PM

Standing up for Israel

Hello Rabbi Simmons, I had a discussion with some people about Hamas/ Gaza, and the lies they are promoting as well as the US media being biased about the news. I will continue to do this until more people realized the difference between Right and Wrong. Thank you for giving us proof. G-D Bless Israel!

(49) Ra'anan, November 24, 2012 4:33 PM

solid work! THANK YOU!

solid work! THANK YOU!

(48) Tammy, November 24, 2012 4:14 PM

A Thorn in CNN's eye

I fight CNN's anti-Israel hatred by posting the truth on their sites and pointing out their lies. I can't understand how the Jewish news hosts at CNN (Wolf Blitzer, and others) are always against their own people.

Anonymous, November 25, 2012 8:01 AM

I don't see

With all due respect, my sister, I see coverage coming from both sides of the border. They've had reporters and spokespersons from Israel on as well as those from the other side and you know it.

(47) Tony Beizaee, November 24, 2012 10:06 AM

God is our protector

שלום How could u ignore the facts that since Jan 2012 over 2600 rockets, which Equates to 247 per months, 8 per day & Every 3 hours , making your 64 year Old promise land that took us over 4000 years of suffering to get so unsafe. We have been attacked by many nations in past & prevailed . The truth is HASHEM is watching and protecting us & he will guide other nations to be united with us. Shalom & peace in the land of honey &milk

(46) jugie, November 24, 2012 2:29 AM

how we can trust these people if they are not telling the truth? the media must fair enough to deliver honest news to the benefits of the viewers regardless their own feelings..

(45) brenda, November 23, 2012 10:30 PM

sick of Israel being portrayed as being purpotratorsTre

It's time the media put there house in order continual lies. There are two sides to every story. The day will come when they will stand before God to give an account of there treatment to Gods people Israel the natural branches. God won't be mocked. Israel we as Bible believing Christians stand with you.

(44) jambo, November 23, 2012 10:12 PM

Honest reporting and mabe public opinion would change you have the right to defend your country Israeli supporter

(43) Al, November 23, 2012 9:50 PM

Truth about Gaza

You cannot expect those thugs to tell the truth. They provoke the conflicts and then show brutality of our military forces. Of course people will suffer, but Israeli people suffer too. Ordinary Arabs should stand up to Hamas and demand different, more realistic and peaceful politics. Thank you for showing this video!

(42) Sabus, November 23, 2012 9:29 PM

What a Supprise;

I know there are tricks & failures but not to this level. Yes tricks by the Palestinians but a deciet broadcasts and publishes by the media. Wow unto them for lying hiding the truth.

(41) rut, November 23, 2012 7:11 PM

Syria 2012 video/dead child being carried

By the look on the doctor's face one viewer can tell that there is something amiss in the behavior of the man carrying the child. There are lies all over today in the world. It seems like the evil is becoming more and more aggressive, publicly, than ever. In the old days wickedness was very well hidden. Today one can see it all over. From my perspective, from which I have read in histories, the computers and Internet was to be invented for the Eternal's, blessed be He, purpose. We, those who wait on His redeeming time, should feel stronger than ever in our faith.

(40) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 5:54 PM



(39) sol herzig, November 23, 2012 5:31 PM

Powerful, true, but unfortunately irrelevant

This expose , masterfully done, nontheless preaches to the converted. There is an insatiable appetite in these times for anything and everything that casts Jews in a negative light.. Truth is completely irrelevant! The media not only caters to this, but shares in the appetite as well. Until there is a groundswell of protest against bias in media in general, it's hard to see how things are going to change. Maybe they aren't meant to change. Perhaps the road to Moshiach is being paved..

(38) Ann, November 23, 2012 5:30 PM

Thank you dear Rabbi Simmons

You are getting the truth out there, truly "Shraga." This is not about "the poor Palestinians," as people like to say--and my heart goes out to all those children who are victims of war. Rather, it is about the jihadi mandate to wipe every last trace of Israel and Jews from the map of the world.

(37) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 5:26 PM

Preaching To The Choir

The problem is that showing all these videos to people like myself, while so true are just preachng to the choir. We all know that Hamas and the Arab propaganda works. But why does it work? Because the media wants it to work. The anit-Israel media such as CNN and CNBC take this stuff and run with it. Not so much Fox News, thank goodness. The question is, how can this be combatted. The good news is, that I think that this time Israeli PR improved. For the first time ever, CNN showed pictures of the leaflets that Israel sent down to residents of Gaza telling them to evacuate.This is a first, but their news reports still leave a lot lacking. The most important thing to emphazise, which news outlets like CNN do not, is that "there is no moral equivalency in this war." This is a group of thugs who want to destroy Israel. How does Israel get this message across, if so many people agree with them? The answer, Israel should do what it has to do, and not bow under world pressure. Easier said than done, but as Meir Kahane said "It's better to have an Israel that the whole world hates, than an Auschwitz that the whole world loves."

(36) Neria Moye, November 23, 2012 4:48 PM

Thank you Rabbi Simmons

Dear Rabbi Simmons, Thank you so much for assembling and unmasking the fraudulent media images. Here in Europe, the pro- Arab media propaganda is terrible especially with the French media networks. I will pass this clip on to everyone. Shabbat Shalom, Todah

(35) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 4:03 PM

such lies

anti jewish feelings will never stop. it is so sad that cnn and other news providers do anything for sensationalism including lying and inciting hatred for israel and jews. shame, shame!!!

(34) Selonan Susang Obeng, November 23, 2012 3:04 PM

Be strong, Israel!

And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them; For the Lord your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you. (Deuteronomy 20:3, 4 KJV)

(33) Penny, November 23, 2012 2:26 PM

Hire PR

Why can't Irael engage News and media coo sultanas to combat this delibera biased reporting. There are some advertising and media consultants with enough clout to offset this fraud by simply running a campaign that shows Israel's side.It seems that Israel is always losing the media wars

(32) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 2:23 PM

The fraud in the media

I have been watching the news from Israel and the world. The wicked works that way. With lies, false accusations. All who trust in Hashem, blessed be He, should not be afraid. We must believe in His promise. What is happening, not only in Israel against Hashem's, blessed be He, children, but throughout the world, was written. And until all Yaacob's children unite in His love, and obey him, the scriptures will not be fulfilled. We need to gather together in prayer, with the love of the Spirit of the Almighty, Eternal, Creator of the Universe, believing and trusting in Him. He is our strength, our shield, and fortress. I understand that for the human kind, it is becoming increasingly difficult, because idolatry is impregnated in all of us after all these years of idol worshipping. But as promised by our Creator, when we call upon our Fortress, with all our heart and soul, and might, He will listen. And the liberation of the children of Abraham will, Issac, Yaacob, will come. That is my opinion.

(31) Gerri, November 23, 2012 1:45 PM

This should be sent to CNN where they should be confronted by the lies they present to the public

(30) Michael Levy, November 23, 2012 12:52 PM

hold funds back

Israel controls the money inflow to Gaza. Israel should therefor charge the the Gazans for each of the Iron Dome rockets which are used to counter the rockets from Gaza. That is $50.000 per rocket

Bill, November 23, 2012 3:49 PM

Israel defend herself

It will be a good idea and maybe these will learn their lesson.

Rita Indyk, November 23, 2012 10:15 PM

What a good idea, Michael. They should pay dearly for each rocket they fire into Israel. Perhaps they will then think twice!

(29) Paul, November 23, 2012 11:27 AM

Would this be much different to Holocaust denial? Showing up Israel as the villain is like the bloke who bashes his wife and then blaming her for making him do it.

(28) Robert Marks, November 23, 2012 10:48 AM

I'm so tired of all this Propaganda against Israel. Gaza Attacks Israel first but It's Israel that gets blasted by the media! It makes me so Mad!

(27) Ssushannah, November 23, 2012 10:13 AM

This just makes me wonder what else is behind the bias, other than plain anti-semitism. Arab money=petro dollars, invested in media gives world wide mouthpiece. So important for all Jews to be diligent and get the truth out.

(26) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 9:33 AM


don't forget the picture of Iron Dome on CNN, where they put a caption that said "Israel fires rockets to Gaza!!!" the sheer chutzpa of taking israel's ingenious invention of defending its citizens at a great cost and with no arab casualties, is too appalling to comprehend. Unfortunately nothing has changed, there will always be anti-semitism. After the holocaust, Jews were mocked for not fighting back, being led like sheep to the slaughter. Now, when we do fight back, the world condemns us. We have no one to rely on but Hashem.

(25) Jena, November 23, 2012 9:18 AM

On target

Thank you once again, Rabbi Simmons, for making these Palestinian lies crystal clear to all of us. Let's get this video out there!

(24) Dag Sæther, November 23, 2012 8:20 AM

How Hamas use desinformation as a tool

I apreciate people who reveal the truth If Hamas and Fatha were desarmed there would be pease. If Israel should be desarmed jews would be exterminated.

(23) Vivien Christian, November 23, 2012 7:27 AM

Printed articles needed as well as videos

For supporters of Israel who are deaf, all videos need to either have subtitles or a printed commentary so that we can follow what is happening.

Shraga Simmons, November 23, 2012 1:20 PM

YouTube has captions

Click the icon in the black bar for closed captions:

(22) Blackmagicwoman, November 23, 2012 6:52 AM

Nice to see the truth come forth.

Always 2 sides to a coin... Make Israel look terrible but show your own ignorance and stupidity in trying to do so.

(21) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 6:51 AM

I can't believe that these news Agencies aren't brought up on fraud charges!! These so called news reporters are just puppets for Hamas... Hamas and radical Islam are playing them like a fiddle... CNN, BBC, ABC, NBC, CBS how does it feel to be used as a propaganda tool for known terrorists? You are all playing right in to the hands of the enemy but you're too biased, or maybe you all are really naive and are honestly just too stupid to see the truth right in front of your face. Wake up and do some actual TRUTHFUL investigative reporting instead of putting your tail between your legs and reporting only what you've been told to report... You are all cowards and just as guilty for the death of these people as the ones who perpetrated the crime. Their blood is on your hands. Honestly I don't know how any of you sleep at night...

Hornet 47, November 23, 2012 5:55 PM

Ban their services

Anderson Cooper Sara Seidner Erin Burnet Christian Amanpour And the list is long This is not the CIA failures Neither in Patreas and Bengazi This is the news reporters and anchors making their own news and self PR

(20) Sharon Katz, November 23, 2012 6:41 AM

It is vital for everyone to see and share this clip.

Great investigative work!

(19) MaryAnne Simpson, November 23, 2012 6:34 AM

Wake up people

I am so glad that you covered this. I posted it to my Facebook. I live in Illinois and most of my friends are Jewish. They actually believe this garbage than CNN and MSNBC put out. I simply don't get it. I am a Christian and I see a very anti Israel (as well as anti-Christian) sentiment in our media that is disturbing. My Jewish friends in this area (Chicagoland) with a few exceptions, do not see it.

(18) Gabriel Hart, November 23, 2012 6:31 AM

Doing fraud is the birth wright of the Hammas

O Hammas Hammas how long you are going to show to this world through media and print news that you are the number one Fraud in the whole wide world. but remember whenever u make a fraud in the photos, Israels are more clever & genus in their findings

(17) shelly rosenberg, November 23, 2012 6:09 AM

been there-- done that!

When my son fought in lebanon in "82 with the IDF, these same faked photos of the same woman in black scream,ing (with different backgrounds) were shown in the press worldwide. Reuters eventually appologised for fraud. Same with French TV who was taken to court re faudulent articles. SHAME on these reporters.

(16) Tim Upham, November 23, 2012 5:47 AM

Islamist Parties Rise To Power From Their Philanthropy

That is what we need to take into consideration, these Islamist parties do not rise to power because of their radical beliefs. They rise to power from their philanthropy. They showed Hamas running hospitals, clinic, schools, and soup kitchens. In doing so, they are performing one of the five Pillars of Islam -- zakat, the giving of two percent of one's wealth. The best way to take on Islam is not to fight it, but to understand it. I can see Hamas leaders having a vague knowledge of islamic history too.

(15) Chaim Shlomo Altman, November 23, 2012 5:30 AM

Another great reporting job! Thanks!

Rav Shraga, you never cease to amaze me. The message is short, precise, and crystal clear. How do we get the world to stand up and take notice of the simple truth!?

(14) Leaky Kaburu, November 23, 2012 5:30 AM

THey should ask themselves are there a people called "Palestinians"?

Just that!

(13) Richard Carter, November 23, 2012 5:07 AM

History has too long tried to be written by liars ...

I believe the truth is often written right in our hearts if we have true thanksgiving in our hearts to see it! Sadly history repeats itself often enough from our foolishness without ... tryint to lie and fake it ... My prayer for this new year is if we can't stop it then I ask God to make it known as if it were always high noon even in the darkness of night when evil finds it's home.

(12) stuart getz, November 23, 2012 2:59 AM

I used to live and work in Migdal,Tiberias,Isael

The proudest thing I am is Jewish and would be happy if you sent me Ash's free weekly email.

(11) jerome henen, November 23, 2012 2:40 AM

world gone mad

The ululating ceaseless screeching cheering death welcoming mobs in palestine calling for jewish blood is so common place now that any chance of a "peace" is long gone long with any objectivity or real desire for anything other than death and martyrdom. Already hamas is calling this a temporary lull and describing the truce as a victory for hamas sending the frightened jews into bunkers. Despite fake photos like this the world has made up its mind and is following its own long standing hatred of jews by supporting these out of control maniacs in palestine. The world too gives not a damn for their wellbeing remaining insulated in their safe little anti semitic bubbles. Israel is mistaken if they believe this truce will dull the blade of hatred so well honed now that nothing else matters.

(10) Richard Webber, November 23, 2012 2:24 AM


This is sheer aiding the enemy and trash journalism.

(9) David K. Sumrell, November 23, 2012 1:54 AM

Jews Have Always Faced Persecution

And, through it all, God has protected them. Today the lions are different, but the world is just as eveil as ever. Hamas, is a group of serpants set on destroying anything and anyone who is not in line with their way of thinking. They are terrorist to the Nation of Israel. They have had their own people killed to achieve their agenda and do not care about innocent lives being lost or taken when retalliation from their attacks kills people who don't want anymore than to live in peace, love and raise their families and be confident that throughout there lands, peace will prevail. It is sad when Israels greatest ally become a muslim supporting nation, while the president of the united states turns his back on the real enemy(his brothers) and uses the media to distort, warp, lie, demoralize and even fabricate the real truth. I am with Israel, and will come over and fight side by side in order to bring an end to this attack on the Nation of Israel. You are not alone, even though everyone wants you to look like the bad guys, the truth can only be hidden for so long. God has Blessed Israel and I back them 100% in their attemts to mow the grass, and limit the varmants attempting to destroy them and what they stand for...

(8) Anonymous, November 23, 2012 1:43 AM

Why is the media anti Israel? How is it possible that the media can so easily give merit and sympathy to known terrorist groups ie Hezbollah, Hamas; while denouncing Israel and dismissing the facts. Please help me to understand where this bias or hatred stems from. I am at a complete loss

Anonymous, November 23, 2012 9:22 AM

oil and fear of arabs

1. oil 2. anyone who criticizes muslims or arabs in public is usually sent death threats, and in many cases targeted. they probably just want to stay on their good side. 3. arabs and/or muslims make it one of their missions to infiltrate the media and run it. they are very good at making propaganda to further their cause.

(7) Abraham Seiman, November 23, 2012 1:39 AM

The image is more effective than the reality.

Most knew, not many cared. People hear what they want to hear while the media sources don't express the facts but, unfortunately, what they are paid or pressured to stay. The need for objective reporting is greater than it ever was in these times of peril. The computer is the best source of true reporting, especially if you seek organizations from both sides and listen carefully. Abraham Seiman

(6) Wendy, November 23, 2012 1:25 AM

CNN Newscast

I saw the newscast provided by CNN that was shown on this site. I was very disappointed by the lack of professionalism and obvious bias of the confrontational female newscaster. Very distasteful, much to her discredit, and I wouldn't watch her again. CNN's ratings went way down in my estimation.

(5) Ilana Levy, November 23, 2012 1:05 AM

We can be comforted by prophet Ovadyah 1: 17 &18 . He says "The House of Ya'akov will repossess theiir rightful inheritance. The house of Ya'akov will be a flire and the house of Yosef a flame,setting aflame and consuming the stubble which is the house of Esav. None of the house of Esav will remain,for Hashem has spoken .Shabbat Shalom

(4) Jolex, November 23, 2012 1:01 AM

I want to see what lies they are spreading.

(3) Walter Johns, November 23, 2012 12:57 AM

The media is anti Israel

The muslims atrted it all by bombing Israel. The muslim hide behind woman and children They attack from among the woman and children. Thery should fight out in the open like men.

(2) Roy Cohen, November 23, 2012 12:12 AM

What are we doing to counter this propaganda?

What are we doing to counter this propaganda? Are we flooding Gaza with the truth, that the Hamas is starting this conflict with daily rockets aimed at Israel?

(1) John Lentz, November 22, 2012 11:45 PM


I'd call Hamas snakes, but that would be an insult to the snakes. G-d bless the IDF and the people of Israel.


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