Last week, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz announced that the Army's goal ahead of events surrounding the Palestinian statehood bid "is not to have any deaths on either side."
The IDF invested thousands of hours, instructing (indoctrinating) commanders, soldiers, and defense coordinators that rocks do not kill -- Palestinians throwing rocks will not be targeted.
Last week on Friday, the IDF received a failing grade, when Palestinian rock throwers succeeded in murdering 2 Israelis; Asher Palmer and his 8 month old son Yonatan.
2 dead on Friday...and another 16 month old Israeli still in serious condition from rock throwing last Wednesday.
The IDF has failed.
It's no surprise.
Last week Netanyahu said, “…I often hear them accuse Israel of Judaizing Jerusalem. That's like accusing America of Americanizing Washington, or the British of Anglicizing London. You know why we're called ‘Jews’? Because we come from Judea."
Yet after Netanyahu's "historic" speech last week at the UN, there was an Israeli radio report this morning stating that Israel is considering capitulating to Palestinian demands for yet another housing freeze.
So it's no surprise at all that the IDF fails -- putting the lives of Israeli civilians at risk before those of terrorists, when our government and leaders serve up meaningless platitudes about Jewish rights while simulatenously destroying Jewish-owned homes in these same exact places.
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