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PA Media Lie Turns Jewish Victims into Attackers

The Palestinian Authority propaganda machine is one of Abbas biggest weapons, and Israel has no antidote that would act as a parallel to an Iron Dome anti-propaganda missile.
Arab girls with sign promoting the lie that they have lived there for decades if not centuries. Aerial maps prove no Arab lived there.

Arab girls with sign promoting the lie that they have lived there for decades if not centuries. Aerial maps prove no Arab lived there.

Avidan Ofer is in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital recovering from head and face wounds at the hands of Arab attackers, but a widely-quoted Palestinian Authority media agency has reported that Ofer and several other Jews were the attackers and Arabs were the victims in Monday’s terrorist attack between Kiryat Arba-Hebron and Arad-Be’er Sheba.

Ofer told The Jewish Press the Jews that he and other farmers from Mitzpeh Yair, were plowing their fields when 10 Arabs chased after them and beat them with rods and sticks. The land was clearly part of Mitzpeh Yair. I know that for a fact because it is located two miles from my house in Beit Yatir.

He said he could identify the assailants, who are from an illegally built village a mile to the south and which has grown thanks to assistance from foreign leftists and the European Union.

The IDF confirmed there was a fight” between “settlers and Arabs” and that one Arab and three Jews were “lightly injured.” One of those suffering from light injuries is also in Hadassah Hospital with a set of broken teeth and wounds to his jaw, after having been beaten by the attackers until soldiers responded to a distress call.

A military spokeswoman told The Jewish Press that police arrested seven Jews and two Arabs but could not comment on who initiated the attack. However, since the Jewish farmers were farming their land, the answer is clear.

Why didn’t the Jews defend themselves? After all, they had guns.

The answer is disturbingly simple. Any Jew who shoots a bullet, even in the air, is going to be arrested by the friendly Israeli police, and his weapon will be taken away from him. The Jews use their guns only when they are on the verge of having to say “Shema Yisrael,” the first words of the prayer said before someone dies. That is the extent of Jewish self-defense  in most of Judea and Samaria.

The IDF “protects” Jews by tearing up their farms and blindly accepting Arab claims that the land is theirs, and the police dutifully record Jews’ complaints and often end up arrest them after an Arab files a complaint. Arabs almost never are arrested in “routine” assaults and stealing.

The IDF is very aggressive when it comes to talking about protecting Gaza Belt residents from Kassam rockets, even if their actions don’t match their words. When it comes to “settlements,” the military plays down almost every incident except clear murders.

It is a lot easier to pretend there is no trouble with the Arabs. No extra work. Peace and quiet.

So the IDF confirmed their was a “fight.” The government does not want to ruin U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s attempt to convince himself that Mahmoud Abbas really wants Jews to stay alive and in peace.

One of the debilitating factors in the efforts of Jews to hold on to any inch of land they can in the southern Hebron Hills is the Palestinian Authority propaganda machine and the silent guns of the Israeli government media folks.

Here is how the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency reported Monday morning’s attack, under the headline “Palestinian farmers clash with settlers in south Hebron hills.”

The report stated, “The clashes occurred after settlers attacked a group of farmers tending their land. Ismail al-Adra said that ten settlers attacked him and several other farmers while they were on their way to tend their fields…. Another farmer, Mousa al-Adra, was also attacked and injured, together with a foreign solidarity activist who was filming the settler attack….Israeli forces arrived at the scene and detained a number of farmers, accusing them of attacking settlers….

“There are several radical Jewish outposts in the south Hebron hills, with settlers regularly attacking local Palestinians with impunity.”

This conflicting report is obviously a lie, even to those who have not taken Journalism 101.

In every Palestinian Authority report of alleged Jewish attacks, some of them true and many of them questionable, the location is noted. Bethlehem-based Ma’an apparently decided not to define the area because it would open it to counter-claims of a confirmed lie. If, as the article states, Jews attacked the Arabs who were “tending their land,” where was that land? The answer is clear. “Their” land was in Mitzpeh Yair, just like all of the land in Judea and Samaria is “their” land.

If the Jews had attacked the Arabs, the headline would have said so, instead of simply starting there was a “clash.”

If the Jews really attacked the Arabs, where is the video? Perhaps the “foreign solidarity activists,” meaning anarchists from the International Solidarity Movement and other anti-Israel groups, have not had time to edit the footage and post it.

Mitzpeh Yair was founded by people from Susiya, located across the highway and down the road half a mile, in memory of Yair Har Sinai who was killed by Arab murderers.

The terrorist attack was a classic case of the police and the IDF blindfolding themselves to clear evidence who the attackers were. They were free for five years until the Arab who planned the attack was convicted, finally arrested and convicted six years ago.

The Israeli government has a “hasbara” program, a crybaby exercise to justify Israel’s existence.

It does not counter propaganda except for occasional announcements of what everyone except  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry knows – that the Palestinian Authority incites violence.

The government does not counter propaganda, such as this remarkable comment on Wikipedia under the heading “Susya” meaning Susiya.

It states, “In 2001, Yair Har-Sinai was killed in a brawl with local Palestinians. A Palestinian, Jihad Najar, was convicted of murder and received a sentence of life imprisonment.”

A brawl? Yair Har Sinai, who in principle never carried a weapon, was grazing his sheep in the afternoon and never returned home. His body was found several hours later. He was shot dead. That is what someone calls a “brawl.”

That someone is obviously part of the well-oiled anti-Israel movement, which has stretched its tentacles deep into university campuses and European governments.

It lives on lies, such as Palestinian Authority claims that Jews have no connection with the Temple Mount, the claim that Rachel’s Tomb was a Muslim site and  that the forefather actually bound Ishmael, not Yitzchak.

And that Jews attacked Arabs Monday morning.

The biggest problem with the lies is that the foreign media believe them and report them as facts to the readers because virtually no one corrects them.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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6 Responses to “PA Media Lie Turns Jewish Victims into Attackers”

  1. Chaiya Eitan says:

    How can I continue to support our soldiers when they behave like this???

  2. I read about an attack on Jewish farmers yesterday, and somebody posted a link which led to a Palestinian-run site, which said Israelis had attacked Palestinian farmers. And as luck would have it, these "international solidarity" people were there with the Palestinian farmers as they were being assaulted by Israelis. It's just an odd coincidence that whenever there's trouble, there's always a witness against Israel….what are the odds that these solidarity people are always around when something like this happens? The need to be exposed for being part of the problem and lying about their involvement.

  3. Time is running out! These are end time events; some of them are BIG news and others small, but all are end time events. I wrote a small 6 or 7 page book that talks about what I believe the Bible states will take place soon as well as the potential trends I see at this time. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next

  4. Jeff Tlano says:

    the author here has very poot english skills, and it would seem likely that it is his story that is false. since the arabs foreign friend filmed the event, why dont we just watch the video ??

  5. Chinese says:

    To Eitan .

    How can you be so blinded to not supporting your solders, when most of your surrounding innocent friends want to see all of you NO MORE.

  6. דרור הוכמן says:

    Jeff Tlano you Neo Nazi bastard.
    I know who you are.
    commenting on a jewish website.. who do you think you're fooling??

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