Let’s feel sorry for Zionist zealots

One day, the American media will be held accountable for its complete white-washing of Israelis crimes in Palestine.

Today it’s the turn of Jerold S. Auerbach, a professor of history at Wellesley College and the author of “Hebron Jews: Memory and Conflict in the Land of Israel,” who writes in the Wall Street Journal about those poor Jews living in Hebron:

Hebron Jews are relentlessly vilified as fanatics who illegally occupy someone else’s land. As religious Zionists, they are the militant Jewish settlers whom legions of Jewish and non-Jewish critics love to hate. It is seldom noticed that their most serious transgression—settlement in the biblical land of Israel—is the definition of Zionism: the return of Jews to their historic homeland.

How sweet. And convenient that the writer ignores the actual living conditions of the Palestinians in Hebron. I’ve been there and seen the truly disgusting ways in which the IDF and settlers treat the Arabs. The settlers are regarded as fanatics because they are. They physically abuse Arabs. They throw rubbish and shit in their direction. They harass the children.

But sure, they’re just good Zionists fulfulling God’s mission.