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Theater of War: Photo Captures Israelis ‘Watching’ Gaza Being Bombed

Danish journalist Allan Sørensen ‏posted this image on Twitter, which shows residents watching and celebrating Gaza being bombed. Sørensen has confirmed he took the picture on Wednesday night (July 9) at a hilltop in the frontline Israeli city Sderot. 

Sørensen is the Middle East correspondent with the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad. 

Some western media outlets like the Telegraph, have said Sderot is being battered by missiles and rockets from Gaza. The article “Israel's front line town of Sderot battered by missiles” published by the Telegraph on June 9, around the time Sørensen took this picture, says: “Residents of the ‘city of rockets’ just a mile from Gaza describe the fear of living under bombardment by missiles.”

Sderot has a population of 24,000 people and covers a five-square-kilometer area. 

Earlier this week Israel launched the massive “Operation Defensive Edge” against Gaza, which has killed over 80 Palestinians so far, many of them women and children. From Gaza, Hamas, which has ruled the strip since 2007, has fired missiles into Israel. As of July 11, Israeli officials reported that no Israelis had been killed as a result. Most of the rockets coming into Israel have caused no serious damage, due in part to the US-funded Iron Dome aerial defense system, which has intercepted at least 70 projectiles so far, according to the Guardian.

93 comments

  • tadzio308

    Your premise that Israel ever had a moral sense is false. Read Jabotinsky’s The Iron Wall. Netanyahu’s actions are one with the origin of Zionism. It is firmly rooted in the multivolume opus Racism For Dummies, aka the Talmud.

  • Andrew_Nichols

    Sick Sick sick.

    • Santos2

      Yeah, I know, isn’t Hamas effing sick? As are the majority of Palestinians.

      • Hitler

        Yeah its really sick to see 11 million Jew were killed during the Holocaust, I’m surprise your family survive the Holocaust. they could be in that million.

  • Yoav

    Take a single incident, pin point on it, and then make a generalization of Israeli culture. And you think you’re educated and humanitarian…
    If Allan Sørensen thinks that this reflects culture in Israeli culture then I’d advise him to think again.
    We are not the one to treat murderers of women and children heroes in our culture.
    You won’t see our prime minister hug any murderers. Murmurers are being held brought to trial and stay in jail.
    Our army does not hide behind civilians like they do.
    We don’t hide in the gutter like rats asking our children to use the “bare chest” as they say against the army of the enemy.
    We don’t store our weapon in hospitals and civilian shelters.
    Allan Sørensen you’re a cheap populist

    • Vic Pittman

      You bomb a captive population..killing entire families.. You are despicable, arrogant and sociopathic people. But killing goy doesnt count, does it…..

      • Yoav

        As if the terrorists on the other side wave the flag of peace.

        Your country did worse things hypocrite.

      • Guest

        You’re a useless piece of dog excrement.

      • moveintothelight

        you shouldnt have said killing a goy doesnt count, that tells me you are a bigot.

    • fretoville

      Oh please. I lived in Israel and most Israelis are so far up their own asses their heads pop out of their mouths. What is happening to Palestinians at the hands of Israel is unfair, unjust and barbaric. Unfortunately, anti semitism is on the rise and the fascist state of israel can only blame itself.

      • Yoav

        What is happening to Palestinians by Palestinians is unfair, unjust and barbaric. What is happening to Syrians in Syria is the same.
        Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East. Call it whatever you want, or even scream it, that’s not gonna change the fact. The rest of the Middle East is exporting terrorism, that’s their contribution to humanity.
        The terrorists like to manipulate twisted people like you. You serve their causes by believing this is actually Israel’s fault.

        • Uncle Bob

          Your people already dominate Western Civilization, you are collectively able to right many of the wrongs of this world yet refuse to do so and even profit from human misery, you could buy peaceful lands anywhere in the world for your Jewish state to exist yet you insist on keeping Palestinians imprisoned in a concentration camp and antagonizing the entire Muslim world. If Israel should one day be covered in glass and radioactivity it will simply be the devil getting his due. Your numbers are falling and the entire world is turning against you. Your people have a choice – start being righteous peacemakers or expect a visit from the ghost of Nebuchadnezzar. Maybe even Antiochus the 4th.

          • Yoav

            How can you say we profit from human misery and at the same time you’re saying we’re turning the world against us ?

            The one who is profiting from human misery is Hamas. They ask their own people to act as human shields and then they publish those photos to manipulate people like you to hate Israel. A successful military operation in Gaza from Israel’s side would be ZERO dead civilians. The more innocent people die the less Israel can continue the military operation to destroy the foundations of the terror in Gaza, and release the people of Gaza from the occupation of Hamas.

            Saying we profit from human misery shows how really ignorant and poisoned your mind is.

            If you’re educated enough to know who Nebuchadnezzar is, you should be smart enough to understand this. Strategically Israel is winning. The Palestinians negotiate today for much less than what they had in 1947. Everytime ANY culture chose a strategy of violence against Jews they came out weak and Jews came out strong. That’s what is happening with the Palestinians as well. We have the support of most governments on the western world to protect our country from the terror coming out of Gaza.

            If you think we can buy a Jewish land anywhere in the world maybe you sell your own land to the Palestinians. I’d love to pay good tax money to buy the a ticket to send them over to you.

            We are here to stay.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            How many more must die for your dream? Your stubborn arrogance may draw the entire world into conflict and the bankers and arm dealers (mostly your kin) will make great profits as more lives are shattered and your people continue to live in a perpetual state of fear and hatred which will only bring hell to this earth – Stand down and may God have mercy on your souls.

             
          • Yoav

            No one has to die for our dreams. Let them put their weapons aside and there shall be peace. Egypt and Jordan did so and everything is fine there.
            You seem to be a good old case of anti semitic who thinks Jews control the world secretly and dominant it. Your mind is poisoned with hate.

            The State of Israel is dedicated for people like you. Choke on that and sink in your poison and bitterness.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            I don’t just think the Jews dominate the world it’s clearly evident and denying it makes you a liar. Goldman Sachs isn’t a Jewish bank? The people who own the most of the media and thus control the minds of much of the world are not Jews? Denial is not a river in Egypt – it is lying to yourself. Semites are Arabic people and most Jews don’t look Arabic at all so the only anti-Semites I have ever seen are the ones who launch airstrikes into Palestinian neighborhoods and slaughter civilians to collectively punish them for resisting you.

             
          • Yoav

            You’re the liar and you’re the hypocrite terrorist supporter. You should say this out loud. You support terrorism as a legitimate tool for resistance.
            In your mind Jews are not aloud to do any business ? Or maybe any business and financial profit Jews do is wrong ? Maybe dirty ? You’re an anti semitic the good old fashioned one. You’re easy to deal with. We’ve had smart asses like you all over throughout our history. You use your education as a mask, but your fraud has been exposed. Keep on propagating your message of hate, and hide behind your ideal causes. You’re full of shit basically, and i don’t buy any of your arguments.

            The only one who slaughter innocent people is Hamas, Muslim who murder other Muslims and Jews in the name of Jihad. Haven’t heard you say anything against them, which makes a terror supporter.

            The truth is powerful more than your poison and lies.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            Yea your kin in the Soviet Union dealt with people like me by putting bullets in our brains and kicking us into a ditch. That’s fine, I don’t want to live in the corrupted hell on earth your people have been creating. I just hope that when my spirit flies out of my corpse that it will avenge my mortal coil that your kind wrongfully took away. Why do you think Arabs are willing to blow themselves up to take you down? You have taken their very will to live.

             
          • Yoav

            We will not go anywhere. We are here to stay in our land for good, and any Muslim who thinks he will use terror against us to make us leave will proven to be wrong. This is our land. There was never a Palestinian people and this was never their land. The land of Israel was divided by the UN in 1947 between Arabs and Jews. The Arabs did not accept the plan of division and started war. They lost. We won. Before 1947 there was a British mandate. Before than there was the Ottoman empire for 400 years. before that the crusaders etc etc. There was never Palestinians here and the was never a Palestinian people. The term Palestinian was invented in the 20th century because of the Zionist movement. So we are not taking the land from anyone, and we will never leave. We will NEVER be under Christians nor Muslims, and we don’t need any sick poisoned person like you permitting us to live anywhere in the world.
            We brought light to Middle East. They are the ones who bring the darkness. They are the ones who promote death to others, even their own kind. they are the ones who poison their children’s mind against Jews in their schools, and it has nothing to do with taking “their lands”. These things were happening before there was any State of Israel. These things happen in other countries where no land was taken.
            We are here to stay and we shall never leave. As I said we dedicate our country to Anti Semitic people like you. You among the other terrorists is the solution to a strong Israel.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            Wrong – I am a good person and I treat all those around me with kindness as long as they are not wicked and cruel. You should know that if your people continue to stay in that blood stained dirt patch in the mid-east that there will only be terror, destruction, war and death well into the foreseeable future yet you still cling on to your madness. It’s obvious that you don’t care about the future of Jewish children or the peace and stability of the world.
            How can you be so callous? Your people encourage mass immigration into western civilization and their machinations are rapidly killing off my race but your people act as if they are innocent? When the foreigners your people have forced us to live with murder our people on a constant basis we don’t launch airstrikes on them to punish them. We are better than you and you know it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFE0qAiofMQ

             
          • Yoav

            1. The Middle East is full Muslim terrorism against Muslim population regardless to Israel.
            2. I know other “good persons” like you. We’ve been rules by “good persons” like you in the past who’ve put us down. Our state is dedicated to you Good People who continue to propagate their deep hate for Jews in many forms
            3. You’re offering an ethnic cleans of the Middle East from Jews to satisfy your poisoned jew hated mind. And you call yourself a good person.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            You’re insane. There are so many places in the world your people could live in peace but you chose to be locked in perpetual warfare with the Muslims whose numbers keep growing and would like to take your heads for trophies. I just want to live in peace in my own society without being brainwashed by Jew owned media, plundered by Jewish banks and robbed and murdered by foreign races that your people use to commit demographic warfare against my civilization. Your people are paranoid, neurotic, and overall screwed up in the head besides being power hungry and greedy.
            Leave the world alone and stop meddling with the Goy.

             
          • Yoav

            No I am the sane person. You fantasize the Jews will live their homeland as if the Middle East will be peaceful after.
            Never forget, Muslims kill Muslims. The countries in the Middle East are all ruled by dark dictators who care nothing but their own power and greed. There are corrupt cultures and we are here to bring the light to the Middle East.

             
          • Uncle Bob

            So why do you want to live with them? Israel is a place of war and terror. I see no goodness and light there – only hate, war, and fear.

             
      • dianegordon

        nah, antisemitism has its own energy – Israel not required.

      • dianegordon

        ok, Israel is part of the problem, but you are putting the cart before the horse.

  • Vic Pittman

    Israel is showing the world how brutal and murderous they can be. Disgusting people. Babykillers.

    • Guest

      You’re a phucking worse murderer yourself. Do us all a favor and leave this existence.

      • rightster

        Guest: Why don’t you buzz off you little warmongering armchair corporal.

      • rightster

        Fundamentalist fool can’t avoid obscenity, because that’s where his dirty mind dwells.

    • Eran

      Who are disgusting, all the Israelis? please clear your point. all the citizens are responsible for the auction of their government? it seems to me that you motivated by hate sir.

  • Vic Pittman

    Sick bastard. I hope someday you have to look for your child’s body under rubble.

    • Santos2

      What a sick mutherfocker you are. Effing, disgusting strunz.

      • rightster

        Guest epitomizes the typical Israeli regime lover, full of hate and obscenity.

    • Yoav

      There are the ones to burry their own children. Never forget that. They just want you think it’s Israel so they could manipulate your SICK mind.

      You tend to use the word sick too many times. Have you considered seeing a doctor ?

  • costogie

    im trying to get a better understanding of this whole situation . I cant help but condemn the actions of the chosen people . So you have someone elses land designated as yours by British in year 47 or 48 . Let me get this right . Because God said that its your land , you get to go and uproot those living there and take it for yourselves . And they re not supposed to have a problem with that ? And if they reject the notion of being crammed into an ever growing small parcel of land and resist , they deserve this ? I cant get my head around how the rest of the world granted you this . Because God said so . That thinking would get me and non jews institutionalized me thinks .
    And Yoav , I ask you ” Where do they hide their state of the art weaponry “? Do they have an army ? One that is funded by the US of A , Germany , Britain , Canada ? I get it . You are a jew . But for Gods sake , you people are so wrong . How is this right ? How do you expect the rest of the world to ( not politicians or corporatists ) react to your “plight” ? After we do our research , you cant expect any sane human to support your position .
    I apologize for rambling . How anyone can do this to another human is beyond comprehension . And I apologize to the any jews who are as dismayed as myself .

    • dianegordon

      they are all nuts,costogie – must be something in the water…..

  • troλλ

    Im disgusted.

  • Mark Swanson

    Witness the true face of the “chosen”. Anti-Gentile hatred is what they are all about.

    • dianegordon

      not really

    • moveintothelight

      what a stupid thing to say. what is an anti gentile hatred anyway

  • fretoville

    It is not a fair fight. There are alot of bagel munching big nosed yanky jews pumping money into Israel’s war machine. The jews have as much right to be in “Palestine” as I have to be in the Queen’s bedroom.

    • Davey Wavey

      Actually , far less “right” so go on have a good time.

  • Hitler Jr

    Israel are mad because 11 million Jew were killed during the Holocaust. I love that moment.

    I couldn’t imagine a Jew being a pet to a German lol

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