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Israeli Arab Killed Fighting on Syrian Rebels Side

This is the first Israeli citizen to perish in the civil war.
Muid Juma'a, 28, joined a rebel group that ran into a hostile rebel group and things went downhill from there.

Muid Juma'a, 28, joined a rebel group that ran into a hostile rebel group and things went downhill from there.

Israeli Arab media reported on Tuesday that Muid Juma’a, a 28-year-old Arab from the village of Mushraifa, near Um el-Fachem in central Israel, was killed in battle in Syria. The young man left Israel about a month ago, most likely to join the rebel forces. According to the reports, the family received a picture of his body.

This is the first Israeli citizen to perish in the civil war that has exacted more than 100 thousand lives since 2011.

Syrian rebel sources have told Mendi Safadi, who was chief of staff for Israeli former deputy minister Ayoub Kara, that the Israeli Arab had joined Jabhat al-Nusra, which is affiliated with Al Qaeda.

Ther sources told Safadi, who spoke to Israel Radio, that Juma’a’s unit had run into a hostile rebel unit and Juma’a died as a result of the shooting.

Jane’s Information Group estimates the size of the rebels in Syria, including all their numerous and often conflicted factions, at 100 thousand, about 30 percent of whom are considered “moderate.” The rest are different flavors of jihadists and Islamists.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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10 Responses to “Israeli Arab Killed Fighting on Syrian Rebels Side”

  1. Robert King Barrett says:

    Good. Better he dead than causing trouble in Israel for the Jewish people.

  2. Good. Better he dead than causing trouble in Israel for the Jewish people.

  3. Good. Better he dead than causing trouble in Israel for the Jewish people.

  4. Good. Better he dead than causing trouble in Israel for the Jewish people.

  5. Sharon Barks says:

    Wow! Another one bites the dust

  6. Sharon Barks says:

    Wow! Another one bites the dust

  7. Sharon Barks says:

    Wow! Another one bites the dust

  8. One more we won't have to fight at home!

  9. Anonymous says:

    Maybe more Israeli Arabs will follow. We can only hope!

  10. Yechiel Baum says:

    how did he cross over?
    Maybe he can lead the rest of his squatters there.

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