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IDF Mom Speaks About Gaza Op

Mid-age woman been through many wars, but never with son on front lines.
IDF soldiers train ahead of combat in Gaza, July 22, 2014.

IDF soldiers train ahead of combat in Gaza, July 22, 2014.
Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90

As a middle-aged Israeli woman, Ruthie, a resident of central Israel, has known her share of wars. But with a son currently fighting Hamas terrorists in Gaza as a member of the IDF Golani Brigade,the current IDF operation has brought a “totally different feeling.”

Ruthie told the Hebrew-language 0404 news website Tuesday that “well-meaning neighbors have bombarded me over the past week with questions about ‘how I’m holding up’ and ‘how I’m feeling,’ but the truth of the matter is that with a son in the midst of the battle, I’ve never known a feeling like this.”

“People who know me know how much support I’ve given to the IDF… how much I embrace them, care about them, worry about them.

“Like all mothers of soldiers who are in that accursed place called Gaza, I pray that this ends peacefully. I pray that all the boys come home safe-and-sound.  Yesterday, I heard the voice of my beloved son, after his commander had been badly wounded and after several of his fellow soldiers had been killed. It’s like the scene out of somebody else’s movie.

“From here, I want to thank everyone who is worried (about me) and who has called to check up on me, and I want to ask forgiveness from all those who I haven’t answered. I am busy trying to bring necessary items to our soldiers who are ‘there’, and I’m going to make sure that they have everything they need when they get out for a little ‘time out’,” Ruthie said.

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50 Responses to “IDF Mom Speaks About Gaza Op”

  1. I have a suggestion for your leaders….The next time you are on CNN in an interview with Wolf Blitzer ask him why he is against his own people and cares more for Israels enemies that started this terror attack on Israel. Better yet just stop giving CNN interviews.

  2. How many Israeli honor killings have you heard of ? How about Israel moms sending their kids off to be human bombs ? Your people are just plain evil.

  3. How many Israeli honor killings have you heard of ? How about Israel moms sending their kids off to be human bombs ? Your people are just plain evil.

  4. How many Israeli honor killings have you heard of ? How about Israel moms sending their kids off to be human bombs ? Your people are just plain evil.

  5. How many Israeli honor killings have you heard of ? How about Israel moms sending their kids off to be human bombs ? Your people are just plain evil.

  6. Who’s causing all the trouble and terror around the world ? Muslims not Israelis

  7. Who’s causing all the trouble and terror around the world ? Muslims not Israelis

  8. Who’s causing all the trouble and terror around the world ? Muslims not Israelis

  9. What ? Look at the news today. Muslim terror all around the world.

  10. What ? Look at the news today. Muslim terror all around the world.

  11. What ? Look at the news today. Muslim terror all around the world.

  12. What ? Look at the news today. Muslim terror all around the world.

  13. As I recall on the news 3 Israeli kids were killed and you evil people celebrated gave out candy and help three fingers out. Sick perverted people

  14. As I recall on the news 3 Israeli kids were killed and you evil people celebrated gave out candy and help three fingers out. Sick perverted people

  15. As I recall on the news 3 Israeli kids were killed and you evil people celebrated gave out candy and help three fingers out. Sick perverted people

  16. As I recall on the news 3 Israeli kids were killed and you evil people celebrated gave out candy and help three fingers out. Sick perverted people

  17. Held three fingers out.

  18. Held three fingers out.

  19. Held three fingers out.

  20. Held three fingers out.

  21. In my opinion Israel should take all of Gaza and run you squatters back to the desert you came out of. And then fill Gaza with its TRUE native people ISRAELIS.

  22. In my opinion Israel should take all of Gaza and run you squatters back to the desert you came out of. And then fill Gaza with its TRUE native people ISRAELIS.

  23. In my opinion Israel should take all of Gaza and run you squatters back to the desert you came out of. And then fill Gaza with its TRUE native people ISRAELIS.

  24. In my opinion Israel should take all of Gaza and run you squatters back to the desert you came out of. And then fill Gaza with its TRUE native people ISRAELIS.

  25. That’s a shame why do you Muslim do this to other Muslims ?

  26. That’s a shame why do you Muslim do this to other Muslims ?

  27. I call it taking back what the devil stole from them

  28. I call it taking back what the devil stole from them

  29. They aren’t all that innocent or they would fight to get Hamas out of controlling Gaza. Israel has the right to defend themselves against evil no matter who they are.

  30. They aren’t all that innocent or they would fight to get Hamas out of controlling Gaza. Israel has the right to defend themselves against evil no matter who they are.

  31. They aren’t all that innocent or they would fight to get Hamas out of controlling Gaza. Israel has the right to defend themselves against evil no matter who they are.

  32. They aren’t all that innocent or they would fight to get Hamas out of controlling Gaza. Israel has the right to defend themselves against evil no matter who they are.

  33. Malcolm God said when he brought them home again they would never be out of their land again

  34. Susy Lebed says:

    don’t be an ignorant … Israel has not started the conflict , Israel is only defending from terrorists attacks from Gaza

  35. Suzy reread my post.

  36. God keep them in safety!

  37. Those mothers elected terrorist gang to rule them!! that’ why no mercy to those mothers!

  38. Haley Chace says:

    Yes !…. But they Must be allowed and Determined… And Complete the Mission!… Hamas must be destroyed!!!

  39. Tammy your wright! G-D never going to let Israel to be out of their land. Never. Gaza will be your once again until the END.. G-D be with you Israel and his soldiers..

  40. Well Malcomb … SOUNDS LIKE OBAMA IS FUNDING HAMAS … SO WHO IS THE WELFARE STATE ????

  41. Well Malcomb … SOUNDS LIKE OBAMA IS FUNDING HAMAS … SO WHO IS THE WELFARE STATE ????

  42. Lize Bartsch says:

    If you want the war to end you must pray for the conversion of Muslims to the true and only G-d and Creator of heaven and earth of the Bible: YHVH Elhohim. and the Messiah who is the Prince of Peace!!

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