Riots in Hebron

Posted: December 5th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: In the News, The Right, The Settlements | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

During the evacuation of the “House of Contention” yesterday, one could hear almost only Right and Extreme-Right commentators on TV. All of them were blaming the government for the violence. But on today’s papers, most reports finally called the day’s event what they really were: a Jewish pogrom.

Here is a must-read by Haaretz’s Avi Issacharoff.

It’s important to note, however, that Jewish violence against Palestinians didn’t start yesterday. These kind of events – maybe not in this scale, though – happened on a daily basis during my army service in the city, 11 years ago.