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Monday, August 31, 2015

Insane! Israeli Laws Endanger Soldiers and Civilians!

Only are we Jewish Israelis supposed to protect our enemies instead of protecting ourselves.

Sorry, can't credit the source for this photo with caption. I got it off of facebook.

In this the soldier is checking with his officer for instructions when under attack:
"I don't understand. Only if I'm hit by rocks over five kilo (12 lbs) I can return fire, or is it up to five kilo?"
This "joke" is based on true situations.

IDF soldiers and Israeli civilians have been  arrested for defending themselves. We are told that only if we can prove that our "lives are in danger" do we have the right to react to attacks. The big problem is that waiting puts our lives in danger. If we're attacked we must be legally permitted to respond and defend ourselves just like anyone anyplace else in the world.

Many soldiers have been told by their families:
"We'd rather see you jailed than dead."


Netivotgirl said...

Your post shows the absurd in our situation here, Batya. Our wonderful IDF boys have to think twice before pulling the trigger to defend themselves. It would be hysterical if it weren't so tragic. I blame the left wingers of this country and our government which gives insufficient backing to our IDF officers and men. This MUST STOP! Bravo for bringing it to the forefront!

Batya Medad said...

Thanks and amen!

Anonymous said...

why are some sages warning against an ascending iran?

the level of audacity of NATO Amalekites IS appalling: 40,000,000 Westernized Adulterers?

the Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Monkey shall help usher Levitical violins, in Noach's honor


Moriah said...

G-d fearing, Independent Jews who think for themselves, bare arms and protect themselves are not beloved by the world.

Batya Medad said...

Moriah, it gets very complicated at times for some. Also they are trained to stop attack and not to kill the attacker.

Anonymous said...

I can't help but feel that it all goes back to Gush Katif.

How many times were we told "asur lesarev pekuda" as if it was Torah meSinai?
("It's forbidden for a soldier to disobey a military command").

And now look at the orders that are being given. But now it's ok for soldiers to disobey orders?

If there had been a proper debate at the time of Gush Katif with respect to occasions when one may or even should disobey an order, instead of the general trend to the sanctity of the IDF, we probably wouldn't be in this situation now.


Batya Medad said...

Elisheva, it predates Disengagement by decades a very long time. Remember, I've been here since 1970 and experienced the horror and shock of Menachem Begin's gift to Egypt. We have always been legally discouraged from trying to defend ourselves.