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Dalia Hatuqa’s twitter feed says that some say this picture from Jerusalem made yesterday “shows a dual system that discriminates” against Palestinians. Caption:

Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian man during clashes after Israeli authorities limited access for Muslim worshipers to the flashpoint al-Aqsa mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem on July 26, 2015. Israeli police entered the compound, one of Islam’s holiest places, to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI

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  1. a blah chick on July 27, 2015, 9:16 am

    Dr. Tibi has this on his Twitter feed and the Israelis there said that the Arab kid had thrown a stone at the Jewish kid. But I doubt they know what really happened.

    Whatever the truth it does perfectly capture how Jewish and Palestinians suspects are treated.

    • Kay24 on July 27, 2015, 1:47 pm

      Whatever the story is, this only proves what we already know. Palestinian kids are treated inhumanely, while Israeli kids are treated like precious cargo, for the same crime.
      The zionist method of “justice”.

      • Laurent Weppe on July 27, 2015, 7:00 pm

        Well, to be fair, one kid will turn into a reliable voter for the pro-patrician-class right-wing parties, while the other will not: it’s logical that the praetorian guard favor one of the praetors’ future retainers.

  2. johneill on July 27, 2015, 9:23 am

    and socks with sandals? talk about a crime against humanity..

    • Shmuel on July 27, 2015, 10:54 am

      and socks with sandals?

      Part of the Kookian/National-Haredi uniform — along with the oversized crocheted kippa, long sidelocks, check shirt, visible fringes and long pants.

      The sandals (of a type known as “biblical sandals”) represent “Zionist cool” (albeit quite a few decades out of sync) — with socks for the sake of “modesty”. I hate to admit it, but I went through a similar phase.

      • brokebook on July 27, 2015, 11:18 am

        “I hate to admit it, but I went through a similar phase. “

        ‘The movement’ could benefit greatly from your insight into the Orthodox doctrinal racial-supremacism of these ‘royals’ that the IDF shields and supports, which this picture and so many others so clearly document.

      • Mooser on July 27, 2015, 11:46 am

        ” I hate to admit it, but I went through a similar phase.”

        I once wore plaid bell-bottoms, with wide cuffs!. And Frye boots. We all have shameful secrets in our sartorial past.

      • RoHa on July 27, 2015, 7:34 pm

        Mooser, please! I don’t want to see that sort of thing just after breakfast.

        Let’s keep this blog decent, and concentrate on politics, unspeakable violence, and underage sex.

      • ziusudra on July 28, 2015, 2:34 am

        Greetings Shmuel,
        Oy, the Maccabeans wore socks?
        They should be so modest.
        Get historical, drop de socks.
        ziusudra

      • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 8:40 am

        @ Mooser

        LOL
        Which Frye boots? Pick the ones you wore back in the day: http://www.zappos.com/frye-men-shoes/CK_XAVIBRcABAuICAwoBGA.zso?s=recentSalesStyle/desc/

        I once wore wampum design cotton bell-bottoms, back in the days of Aquarius, 1969.

      • Mooser on July 28, 2015, 12:34 pm

        “Mooser, please! I don’t want to see that sort of thing just after breakfast.”

        I’m sorry, “RoHa”, but my conscience was tormenting me, and I had to confess.
        I might add that since those youthful offenses I have become obsessively conservative in matters of dress.

    • piotr on July 27, 2015, 12:43 pm

      Actually, during the last year I put socks on my feet AND sandals. You leave home on a warm day, but when you return late it is chilly, solution: pack a pair of socks. I find no easy justification to put a scarf under my shirt so it sticks out at the bottom. That is ueber slobby look. Although a combo of undershirt visible under the uniform visible under bullet-proof vest AND radically bizarre headgear is perhaps ueber alles.

      By the way, isn’t the sartorially challenged kid being kidnapped by an alien?

      • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 8:44 am

        If memory serves, everyday middle aged Germans wear sandals and socks. Anyway, socks with Birkenstock leather sandals is very comfortable for my feet; aesthetics? Who cares at my age?

      • CigarGod on July 28, 2015, 9:44 am

        Around here…we actually wear our socks over our boots…so when we creep up on the little deers and antelopes with our bows and arrows, we don’t snap the twigs and crunch the leaves too noisily.

      • piotr on July 31, 2015, 6:52 am

        In some parts they prefer hose to socks, and on faces rather than on boots. Once properly dressed, you can go to a convenience store.

    • Pixel on July 27, 2015, 8:46 pm
  3. eljay on July 27, 2015, 9:29 am

    Life and times in the territories occupied and colonized by the “Jewish State” of Israel.

  4. Citizen on July 27, 2015, 9:49 am

    Why dwell on reality’s tidbits when you can #DonaldTrump Declares He Loves #Israel More Than Any POTUS competition: http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/routine-emergencies/1.664284
    More US blood & treasure 2 spend on Israel
    And Huckabee says Obama is leading Israelis to the gas chamber!

    If Dick and Jane don’t become aware of the dual loyalty problem and the problem of AIPAC donations in the “pay to play” US campaign finance system rubber stamped by SCOTUS, they never will–at least until the usual special interests call for implementation of the conscription system when Israel First types embroil us in

    a war on Iran. Do you see the main media pundits pointing out the same assholes who got us into the war on Iraq are now given the spotlight to push for war on Iran?

    • bintbiba on July 27, 2015, 10:36 am

      @ RT Cross Talk

      “Neocon Retreat “. Must watch !

      [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWOCp23k14c&w=560&h=315%5D

      • just on July 27, 2015, 11:16 am

        +1, bintbiba!!

        Thank you.

      • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 9:15 am

        Thanks for sharing that RT show, bintbiba–If MSNBC was really what it thinks it is, we could watch that debate between realists and neocons re the Iran Deal on prime time cable TV. I always have to go to RT and selected Israeli media to get breaking news that’s objective about foreign policy.

  5. Citizen on July 27, 2015, 9:53 am

    Go Coleridge, and imagine what a domestic battle it will be if the US government feels the need to invoke conscription–what soccer mom who won’t let her boy play American football will want their kid drafted to fight in the ME? What stance will feminists present, given they are all for equal rights–hard to explain unequal duties to the state, based on gender,eh?

  6. just on July 27, 2015, 9:55 am

    That picture is worth a thousand words.

    “Israeli police entered the compound, one of Islam’s holiest places, to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said.”

    Why was the likely illegal settler kid there at all? My guess is the entire thing was just another provocation…

  7. CigarGod on July 27, 2015, 10:23 am

    Well, we see the same racist police behavior in the usa.
    Some here, know the link between usa and israel police training, better than i do.

    • aiman on July 28, 2015, 5:27 am

      “Some here, know the link between usa and israel police training, better than i do.”

      Which makes Liberal/Left Zionists’ opportunistic/self-interested outrage against “white power” all the more outrageous.

  8. Bumblebye on July 27, 2015, 10:46 am

    There is video of the preceding minutes to this pic but it’s on facebook and I don’t have a clue how to link that! Put up and shared by Mohammed Matter on 26 Jul at 22.28, with #’s RacisminIsrael and ApartheidState, so may also be somewhere on Twitter. Shows the Jewish youth pointing out Palestinian youths to the police who promptly grab them up.

    • a blah chick on July 27, 2015, 11:33 am

      “Shows the Jewish youth pointing out Palestinian youths to the police who promptly grab them up. ”

      I wonder if little Yossi there was settling some personal beefs.

  9. just on July 27, 2015, 11:07 am

    Wonder if this is related:

    “Israel Police arrested on Monday a Jewish youth who shouted insults to the prophet Mohammed, in the second such incident in days and amid heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank, police said.

    The religious young man was filmed shouting “Mohammed is a pig” several times in Jerusalem’s historic Old City. A young woman was filmed shouting the same phrase on Thursday.

    Jerusalem police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the police would show “zero tolerance” toward such provocations. …”

    more @ http://www.haaretz.com/news/israel/1.668108?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

    • a blah chick on July 27, 2015, 11:30 am

      “Jerusalem police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the police would show “zero tolerance” toward such provocations. …”

      Zero tolerance (if you are Arab= 8 months in the slammer)
      Zero tolerance ( if you are Jewish)=a stern talking to and no internet for a week!

      Hang ’em high, Luba.

  10. catalan on July 27, 2015, 11:12 am

    One day the Mondo crowd is holier than though, castigating everyone for daring to make fun of the Amish. The next day is open season on Jewish traditional clothing, sandals with socks, etc.
    Now, why don’t we just come out of say it – Scottish men wearing skirts is cool and traditional; Jews doing anything is uncool and tribal.

    • hophmi on July 27, 2015, 12:17 pm

      “One day the Mondo crowd is holier than though, castigating everyone for daring to make fun of the Amish. The next day is open season on Jewish traditional clothing, sandals with socks, etc.”

      Yes, catalan. It’s perfectly ok to make fun of someone here, as long as they’re Jewish.

      • CigarGod on July 27, 2015, 2:25 pm

        It’s anti-semitic, I tell ya!
        It has nothing to do with artful fashion…or all the geezers on Venice Beach in the same fashion (some in penny loafers).
        Jesus sandles and high top athletic socks were worn by Moses…the only article of clothing Moses ever wore…which is where the legend of the burning bush was created.

    • eljay on July 27, 2015, 12:42 pm

      || catalan: One day the Mondo crowd is holier than though, castigating everyone for daring to make fun of the Amish. The next day is open season on Jewish traditional clothing, sandals with socks, etc. ||

      I agree completely: Let’s stop making fun of Jewish traditional clothing and focus on holding hateful and immoral Zio-supremacists and the “Jewish State” of (Greater) Israel accountable for their past and on-going (war) crimes.

      • Mooser on July 27, 2015, 6:02 pm

        Shorts, sandals-and-socks are “Jewish traditional clothing”? Well, they are just right for hanging out singing old Beach boys songs…

      • eljay on July 28, 2015, 7:17 am

        || Mooser: Shorts, sandals-and-socks are “Jewish traditional clothing”? … ||

        They must be, because catalan wouldn’t lie about such a thing…would he?

    • Walker on July 27, 2015, 8:08 pm

      catalan, the Amish joke discussion was about who is allowed to make fun of who in the New York Times, an organ of power if there is one in the US.

    • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 9:33 am

      Yep, catalan, Scotland is engaged in oppression by occupation of which native people? And Scotland gets how much military aid from the USA?

  11. brokebook on July 27, 2015, 11:47 am

    It calls to mind the far more horrific Haredi mob violence against Swedish human rights worker, Tove Johansson’s as the IDF looked on:

    A 19-year old Swedish [female] human rights worker had her cheekbone broken by a Jewish [Haredi man] in Hebron today …

    The soldiers, who were standing at the checkpoint just a few feet behind the HRWs, looked on as they were being attacked …

    Tove Johansson from Stockholm walked through the Tel Rumeida checkpoint with a small group of human rights workers (HRWs) to accompany Palestinian schoolchildren to their homes. They were confronted by about 100 Jewish extremists in small groups. They started chanting in Hebrew “We killed Jesus, we’ll kill you too!” — a refrain the settlers had been repeating to internationals in Tel Rumeida all day.

    After about thirty seconds of waiting, a small group of very aggressive male Jewish extremists surrounded the international volunteers and began spitting at them, so much so that the internationals described it as “like rain.” Then men from the back of the crowd began jumping up and spitting, while others from the back and side of the crowd kicked the volunteers.
    The soldiers, who were standing at the checkpoint just a few feet behind the HRWs, looked on as they were being attacked.

    One settler then hit Tove on the left side of her face with an empty bottle, breaking it on her face and leaving her with a broken cheekbone. She immediately fell to the ground and the group of Jewish extremists who were watching began to clap, cheer, and chant. The soldiers, who had only watched until this point, then came forward and motioned at the settlers, in a manner which the internationals described as “ok… that’s enough guys.”

    The extremists, however, were allowed to stay in the area and continued watching and clapping as the HRWs tried to stop the flow of blood from the young woman’s face. Some, who were coming down the hill even tried to take photos of themselves next to her bleeding face, giving the camera a “thumbs-up” sign.

    … As well as a broken cheekbone Tove has a fractured skull and damage to her eye muscles.

    http://palsolidarity.org/2006/11/hebron-day-06/

    There’s a dynamic here that’s not being discussed. These violent, hate-filled, Judeo-supremacist Haredi are literally viewed as royalty by ‘lesser Jews’ such as those who cannot observe all the traditions because they have jobs, serve in the IDF, etc. This very real hierarchy has to be recognized to have any real understanding of what’s going on.

    • annie on July 27, 2015, 11:59 am

      They started chanting in Hebrew “We killed Jesus, we’ll kill you too!”

      eee gads

      • brokebook on July 27, 2015, 12:14 pm

        eee gads

        Indeed. And it’s not anomalous.

      • lysias on July 27, 2015, 12:48 pm

        Thus affirming the truth of Matthew 27:25: “καὶ ἀποκριθεὶς πᾶς ὁ λαὸς εἶπεν· Τὸ αἷμα αὐτοῦ ἐφ’ ἡμᾶς καὶ ἐπὶ τὰ τέκνα ἡμῶν.” [“Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children.”]

      • wondering jew on July 27, 2015, 1:09 pm

        lysias- If you go to the settlers to find the truth of your bible, you are really hard up. that verse led to the spilling of much blood and it is a verse of which christians ought to be ashamed and not proud.

      • brokebook on July 27, 2015, 1:47 pm

        “that verse led to the spilling of much blood and it is a verse of which christians ought to be ashamed and not proud.”

        The pharisaism which reportedly whipped up the mob to shed Christ’s blood and the blood of many Christian martyrs afterwards endures in Haredi Judaism in many, many shameful verses which have led to the shedding of much blood. The article documenting the shedding of a human rights worker’s blood by a Haredi mob chanting “we killed Jesus and we’ll kill you too” lays this truth bare. Their rabbis are the authorities on Orthodox Judaism’s beliefs. The rabbinic texts take responsibility for the execution of Christ and state that His followers deserve the same which accounts for what we see here.

        I’ve seen no evidence that Tove Johansson even is Christian other than her merciful works and forbearance, but such is the irrational hatred within this insular, racial-supremacist group which is shielded and lavishly supported like royalty.

      • lysias on July 27, 2015, 2:58 pm

        Yonah, I merely pointed out that what those settlers chanted affirmed the verse of Matthew’s Gospel. I didn’t say I believed in its truth myself. To tell the truth, I have no idea whether that verse is historically true.

        If you want to complain, complain to those settlers. They seem to have no trouble with it.

      • Mooser on July 27, 2015, 6:06 pm

        “and it is a verse of which christians ought to be ashamed and not proud.”

        Never, ever follow Yonah through the no-leash area or a cow-pasture. Yonah has a knack for finding the biggest pile, and jumping in with both feet.
        That’s it, Yonah, you tell the Gentiles about religious verses of which they “should be ashamed”. You do that. I can’t think of a more productive thing to do.

        Yonah, I know, maybe we should change the old saying to fit you: “People who live in glass houses should break all the windows, that’ll show ’em!”.

        Yup, both feet, and jumps around in it. Wouldn’t be so bad if he didn’t have a habit of throwing so much of it around….

      • CigarGod on July 28, 2015, 3:32 am

        Around here we have a saying: Happier than a dog in cow%@$#. There are a lot of happy dogs in cow country.
        We know it is pointless to try to reason with them. It’s like a sudden mindless fever…or someone said a magic word.
        It just makes them so happy…to lose their minds.

      • RoHa on July 27, 2015, 7:21 pm

        And I thought it was anti-Semitic to say “the Jews killed Jesus”.

      • annie on July 28, 2015, 1:34 am

        endures in Haredi Judaism in many, many shameful verses which have led to the shedding of much blood.

        brokebook, it’s not my understanding all haredi are like this. not all of them by any means.

      • CigarGod on July 28, 2015, 3:37 am

        I’m sure you are correct Annie, but if you talk to a human long enough, you will find one topic they are completely berserk about.

      • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 9:45 am

        Well, if anyone wants to jump into the briar patch with both feet, I suggest they carry in the Talmud.

      • brokebook on July 28, 2015, 12:18 pm

        Annie Robbins: broke book, it’s not my understanding all haredi are like this. not all of them by any means.

        It’s my understanding that not every individual of any given group follows the group ideology to the letter. But the Haredi ideology laid out in its religious texts and upheld by their rabbis does account for the hatred documented in that report. People dismiss this analysis as ‘essentialist’ at great peril. If that is disallowed, it opens up the field wide for racialist explanations which I hope we’re all trying to avoid.

  12. Qualtrough on July 28, 2015, 1:10 am

    RoHa – Just imagine the shit-storm if a non-Jew said that.

    • Citizen on July 28, 2015, 9:46 am

      Who? A non-Jew?
      How about fatty Huckabee, that light to the world…

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