Seconds often make the difference between life and death and new technology makes the difference…
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke this morning with Hussein Abu Khdeir, the father of 16 year old Muhammad Abu Khdeir, whose burned body was found last week in the Jerusalem forest.
The prime minister promised the grieving Arab father that his son’s murderers would face the ‘full weight of the law’ – a clear difference between the behavior of Israeli leaders and those of the Palestinian Authority, who name public squares after terrorists who murder Jews.
“I would like to express my outrage and that of the citizens of Israel over the reprehensible murder of your son,” said Netanyahu. “We acted immediately to apprehend the murderers,” he pointed out.
“We will bring them to trial and they will be dealt with to the fullest extend of the law,” he promised.
“We denounce all brutal behavior; the murder of your son is abhorrent and cannot be countenanced by any human being.”
The prime minister’s behavior was in stark contrast to that of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who took days to condemn the kidnapping of three Israeli teens in the same age group by terrorists from his own population, members of Hamas.
Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Frenkel, 16 and Gilad Sha’ar, 16, were kidnapped and brutally murdered on June 12 in Judea by a group of Hamas terrorists as they were hitchhiking home from their yeshiva in Gush Etzion. A recording of the murder was made because Gilad called the police in desperation from his cellphone to say that the boys were being kidnapped. As the terrorists realized the call had been made, the phone was dropped and the boys were beaten and then shot to death – the entire event, meanwhile, was heard by police and recorded by the central dispatcher’s office.
Nevertheless, Palestinian Authority police have done little – if anything – to track down the killers of the three Israeli teens, whereas Israel has already caught those responsible for the murder of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a Jerusalem Arab.
The difference makes crystal clear which of the two parties is a “partner for peace” and which obviously is not, regardless of attitudes abroad.
About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
With just 2 hours to spare, Bibi and Bennett worked it all out.
A-G Weinstein’s rejected a bill which proposed to limit the powers of Israel’s High Court of Justice,
The website is disturbingly anonymous, which, coupled with its strong, interfaith message, as well as passing references to Christian writings in its blog posts, suggests it is an evangelical venture.
Aziz Awisat tried to blow up 9 buildings in Jerusalem.
If Perrigo is acquired by Mylan, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange might lose its second largest company.
Chareidi children build a big bonfire for tonight’s upcoming celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Lag B’Omer, in Jerusalem. Lag B’Pmer commemorates the Yartzheit, the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai (Rashbi), one of the most important Talmudic sages in Jewish history 1800 years ago. He called for a day of celebration on the day […]
A Likud source said the new proposal made to Bennett was “rich and fair.” It’s about time.
Jerusalem – A 30 year old man was lightly injured by stone throwers in Wadi Joz. Wadi Joz is a Jerusalem neighborhood, just north of the Old City.
There were reports this morning of explosions heard in the Sudanese city of Khartoum.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of “concrete threats” of terror attacks against Jewish and Israeli targets in Tunisia.
The legislation would provide assistance for a three-year period, eliminating delays in bolstering the regional forces fighting against ISIS.
The deadline is tonight, and if Bibi hadn’t abused Bayit Yehudi, he wouldn’t be in this situation right now.
Hassan Nasrallah said that the survival of Bashar Assad’s regime is critical for Hezbollah’s own continued existence.
Shurat HaDin, an Israeli NGO specializing in International Law, opened a two-day conference in Jerusalem, Monday, “Towards a New Law of War,” which dealt with the rules of armed conflict, their interpretation and application.
The Senate hopes to vote on a nuclear review bill by Thursday, as talks resume next week on a deal between Tehran and world powers.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry is telling its citizens not to travel to Nepal and telling those already there to think twice about extending their stays there due to rising hazards.
The oldest copy of the Ten Commandments in the world is on display at Israel’s national museum.
NYPD Officer Brian Moore, 25, has died after being shot in the face Saturday by an ex-con in Queens.
The NGO Monitor reports foreign funders are making grants to leftist Israeli organizations contingent upon quotas for negative testimony by IDF soldiers.
British-flagged vessels are also now being escorted through the Strait of Hormuz by U.S. Navy warships following Iran’s capture of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/netanyahu-speaks-with-father-of-murdered-arab-teen/2014/07/07/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: