Ruchi, I just saw some of the American “coverage” of what’s going on in
tell all your people who get their news from the American media
that it’s so outrageously biased they shouldn’t believe a thing.
agony over what decent people must think of us because of what they see
and hear (that after a little minor “tit for tat,” Israel decided to
those poor innocents in Gaza). And they won’t ask because they have no
reason to think there’s anything to ask about. They probably have no
idea that the Israeli action is a defensive response to Hamas firing
lots of rockets at Israel unprovoked. They probably have no idea that
Hamas still intends to wipe us out completely.
I’m really not scared
(maybe I should be, but I’m not), but it hurts me terribly to see how
innocent viewers are being deluded into believing the worst of us.
A few figures: In 2011 alone,
627 rockets from Gaza hit Israel. This year there have been 1,697,
including 764 until Nov. 14, the day when the present Israeli response
started. Can you imagine any other country taking all that without