Israel’s two fronts explode: IDF officer hurt in Gaza. Russia praises IDF strike on ISIS letting Syria, Hizballah reach Kinneret

The surreal effect of the latest happenings on Israel’s Gaza and northern fronts is caused by at least six cooks stirring two volatile broths, of which the IDF is the least pro-active. Because the IDF was not alert to a new threat after Sgt. Aviv Levy was killed by a sniper last Friday, a second officer, a 21-year old field commander of the same Givati Brigade , was injured on Wednesday, July 25, in the same Kissufim sector, by a Hamas sniper bullet, The soldiers were drawn by a gang of unruly children at the border fence and when they approached to send them home. The sniper lurking in the background targeted the officer. The IDF reacted with an assorted array of jets, drones, tanks and artillery against 7 Hamas positions. Also activated were communications with Gen. Abbas Kemal, director of Egyptian intelligence, in a bid to hold off the inevitable Hamas rocket assault. The familiar ritual then evolved: Hamas launched 9 rockets and mortar rounds against the next-door Israeli communities and Hof Ashkelon, one was intercepted by Iron Dome – and the latest of umpteen similar rounds was over, the point being that the initiative for the next round remained squarely n the hands of the Palestinian terrorist group,

Hamas’ strategists had meanwhile calculated that snipers constituted an inexpensive weapon in terms of cost to pocket and life, much like balloon bombs and kites; only three of its operatives were killed this time round, and Israeli strikes were still targeting empty Hamas compounds. The Palestinian terrorists found that they can keep large parts of the southern Israeli population under siege long-term by these primitive tactics at little cost to themselves, while also picking off at leisure IDF officers by luring them to the border fence.
The equation on the northern front is complicated by the number of cooks and wildly fluctuating equations. The IDF’s air defense system evidently needs more work, as was illustrated by its non-response to the landing of two ground-to-ground Grad rockets in the Sea of Galilee on Wednesday, July 25, at peak holiday season. They were fired from the Syrian-Israeli-Jordanian border intersection 8 km away. Sirens were triggered over the lake and the Golan only after one of the rockets exploded in the water near the eastern shore. By a miracle, no one was hurt. IDF air defense missile systems missed them two days after two missiles of Israel’s innovative David’s Sling failed to connect with Syrian SS-21 surface missiles flying from eastern Syria towards the Golan.  Still, the next day, Patriot batteries were effective in shooting down a Syrian Sukhoi-24 two kilometers inside Israel, after downing a Syrian drone.
The Grads which dropped into the Kinneret were fired by the Khalid Ibn Walid branch of ISIS, which is being hammered by Syrian and pro-Iranian allied forces in a pocket they have held for years near the Yarmuk inside the border intersection just across from Israel.

This ruse was staged to lure the IDF into pinning the blame on, and attacking, the Syrian army, and so drawing off the counter-ISIS assault. The ruse did not work. The IDF identified ISIS as the source of the rocket fire and struck back, after refraining for years to attacking them. For this, the IDF drew praise from an unexpected source. The Russian defense ministry said that a strike on Israeli territory on Wednesday was made from Daesh positions and that the response from Israel had hit terrorists’ missile launchers in Quneitra. The ministry expressed gratitude to the Israeli Defense Forces for the counterattack. “Russian armed forces’ command in Syria used the existing communication channels to thank the IDF leadership for killing terrorists and stopping a massive provocation,” the ministry said in a statement.

However, DEBKAfile’s military sources point to the surreal consequence for Israel of the IDF’s counter-ISIS operation. It enabled Syrian, Hizballah and other pro-Iranian forces to capture the terrorist enclave and reach a point close to the Sea of Galilee. What’s wrong with that equation?

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66 thoughts on “Israel’s two fronts explode: IDF officer hurt in Gaza. Russia praises IDF strike on ISIS letting Syria, Hizballah reach Kinneret

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 9:55 at 9:55
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    israelis too blase drinking coffee with vanilla on the tel aviv beach in the sun. the sun makes your brain into pudding. the cold russian weather makes your brain sharp. putin too clever for the lazy fool netanyahu and his fat cake eating wife. nothing else to say at this point.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 16:09 at 16:09
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      The reality of the matter is that we are all not really safe given the damage that is occurring to our planet on so many different levels. We are killing and destroying based on so many different falsehoods in our minds that have no real basis in reality but are pure human inventions in self-deception and self-aggrandizement.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 19:17 at 19:17
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        I strongly identify myself with your ecological concerns, they are extremely serious.
        Israel as the ethic / moral world leader must give the example and find sustainable solutions.
        Anyway we must crush every military iminent threat.
        Make peace through strength.

        • Jul 27, 2018 @ 0:35 at 0:35
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          You definitly cant be a moral leader when you are from a racist killer and stealer colony of eu and us.
          Also you cant be a moral leader if you support ISIS.
          Also stop saying israel is the jewish state. Its not. Its only a gay state, with homosexual parades in the holy city of jerusalem.
          Im jew and i spit on homosexual ISIS-rael.
          Israel is the worst place for us, real jews. But its the best place for sodomite of all kinds. So GAY STATE. NOT jewish state.
          Peace

          Antoine rivest,
          Anti-ISISrael,
          anti-gay in jerusalem

          • Jul 27, 2018 @ 2:08 at 2:08
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            Antwat of ISISlam,

            Go to Gaza and be one of their Human Shields – will you qualify for 72 virgins?

          • Jul 27, 2018 @ 6:47 at 6:47
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            I agree. And its a shame to see helpless innocent jewish kids not to be able to go through a normal life.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 18:54 at 18:54
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      As Senior Hamas leader Haniyeh meets with U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process. One can see various Palestinian Factions meet to devise a plan with the Hamas military wing members are waiting for an order to attack Israel. Iran’s Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force has also weighed in warned the US and Israel promising that were the US to begin a war Iran would finish it.

      Many Speculate whether Israel can fight and survive a 2 to 3 Front War, but the thing to remember it only needs to Fight a One Front War that Targets Only Iran, and America and Arab Coalition is easy capable of doing that just, and that way Iranian, Syrian, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Fatah Shiia and Palestinians will wither on the Vine as Iran is Bidden, Bonded and Blinded having to Deal with its own Problems within Tehran.

      The bottom line is that you can never hear too much truth regarding the ideology and history of Islamic Jihad. Just like what happen in Iraq, Libya, and Yemen, where Chaos Rules and it shall, will, and happen in Iran. The 3 Front War can be sustained by the IDF but Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force can be wiped out in minutes, hours, and a few days and the Persian People will do the mopping up within a new Persia.

      What happen to Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti and Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi can easily happen to Qassem Suleimani, Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mohammad Khatami, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Hassan Rouhani as well.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:47 at 20:47
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      Test

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:49 at 20:49
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        Test 2

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:51 at 20:51
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          nazi

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 21:50 at 21:50
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      By waiting to launch a real attack against hamas and Iislamic jihad, Isreal is sustaining more and more provocation. hamas’ war of attrition is working.

      Hamas is calling the shots.

      It is ridiculous that Israel merely reacts, and limited reaction at best, as opposed to dealing with the problem once and for all.

      If they are concerned that iran and/or hizbollah joining the war with gaza, they are only putting off the inevitable, while hamas hezbollah and iran continue to prepare for this war.

      Better to strike early, in order to minimize Much larger potential damages later on.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 21:59 at 21:59
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      Please seek professional help.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 23:27 at 23:27
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      Some people like you open the mouth. Meanwhile Israel won 5 wars against 9 arab countries.
      Cold Russian weather makes a country with shit economy and tecnology in comparison with Israel.

      Nothing else to say to your brain LOL.

      • Jul 28, 2018 @ 18:27 at 18:27
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        Israel was built by American and European investment allowed for diversification. The united states discouraged diversification in The Oil rich Muslim world. The Bath party of Syria and Iraq was a little more diversified. ? It is not until the present that Saudi even begins to try diversification Does the Chinese have anything to do with that?

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 23:34 at 23:34
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      Some people like you open the mouth. Meanwhile Israel won 5 wars against 9 countries and their “brains”. About cold Russian weather i prefer israeli beach because Israel is light years away in economy, defense and tecnology in comparison.

      So nothing else to say at this point LOL.

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 9:32 at 9:32
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      Israel must plant minefields along Gaza

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 11:42 at 11:42
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    Poor jews…. no one loves you…. not even Jesus…. wonder why….

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 13:03 at 13:03
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      Because they crucified him?

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:26 at 15:26
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        For what? For being “King of the Jews” INRI/INBI?

        • Jul 27, 2018 @ 2:09 at 2:09
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          There was no such thing as Jews back then so that’s impossible. The word “Jew” did not come into existence until the year 1775 A.D., whereas the occurrences in the bible took place from around 4000 B.C. to 70 A.D.

          WHO IS A JEW?

          Its modern connotation points to someone who follows and adheres to a faith similar to that of the Pharisees of Judah, but is not of the tribe and stock of Judah. In other words, Jews are people from nations other than the 12 Hebrew tribes who practice a religion known as Judaism/Pharisaism, the doctrine of the Pharisees.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:47 at 15:47
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        YES ALL THE JEWS CRUCIFIED HIM, MORON. AS-IF HE EVER EXISTED, LOL!

        • Jul 28, 2018 @ 18:30 at 18:30
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          There is not a legitimate historian alive that would deny the existence of Jesus, or Yeshu.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:34 at 20:34
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        The Romans crucified him. Where are the Romans today? Near Rome?

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 13:24 at 13:24
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      Corrupt Zionist Jews with NO moral compass are trying to bring down the West, pit it on a war course with Islam, Russia and Iran and introduce depravity into the culture. These people are sick. Just look at how corrupt America has become thanks in large part to Jews. Look at a few of these cretins – Rosenstein, Browder, the liberal Jews that own MSM and Hollyweird, all the Neocons etc…..America made the fatal mistake of allowing Zionists to run the show. And they have 5th column sidekicks in America known as liberals and evangelicals. And quite a shitshow they are running.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 13:37 at 13:37
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        Take your Halidol and relax.

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 14:48 at 14:48
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          Yeah, what a fruitcake. Needs institutionalizing.

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 18:35 at 18:35
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          Haldol

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:08 at 15:08
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        Adolf would have been proud of you.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:32 at 15:32
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        Strip these rich and powerful of their money and influence. They are unfit to rule and control us all. Do you really think that all Jews like these SOBS?

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 16:30 at 16:30
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          Strip the Jews of Power??? The only reason most counties turned a blind eye to terrorism is because of all the oil the Arabs have. Wake up idiot!!

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:49 at 15:49
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        WE ONLY ADDED TO THE CORRUPTION OF YOUR WHOREMOTHER. WE DIDNT START HER ON HER PERVERTED NEED FOR SEX ALL THE TIME.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 16:01 at 16:01
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        Germany had the same problem with jews. That is why German elected Hitler – so that he would bring back Germany to the Germans. And he did. And he died.

        Question: who in America could be able to do this? Trump? Lol

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 16:12 at 16:12
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          However, this wasn’t enough so that he had to invade neighboring (non-Jewish) countries in order to get their resources and lands for Germany.

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 18:23 at 18:23
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          Dream on henry. Hitler ended up losing german territory to the allies, and his self hatred of the jews created a vacuum in the country now being filled by islam.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 19:56 at 19:56
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        Would you be slighly antisemitic by any chance?

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:28 at 20:28
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        Bravo!

        How can you men say to Pharaoh, “I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings “?

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 14:54 at 14:54
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      An evil thought from an evil mind.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:05 at 15:05
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      Jesus must have hated himself then.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:11 at 15:11
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      Right…Jesus hates Jews…He hates himself and he hates his parents and he hates all his friends…who were all Jewish. Idiots like this are the reason Christian countries are being conquered by Muslims. Just look to the Jews as your enemy, while your real enemy is is moving in and crowding you out.

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:23 at 15:23
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      If he hates them so much, then why is he referred to as “King of the Jews” by the Romans?

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:42 at 15:42
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        The could not have down Grads , since maybe only Russian have something against these rockets or more precisely , rockets/mortars. Isis , lived nicely on the borders with Israel for over 5 years, even getting supply lines, and instructions from Americans , French and British . What than is the issue , everyone gets whatever they wished for . The war unfortunately for USA and its poodles sooner or later will end . Reason is simple , its very bad idea and method to kill regular population , since it might be momentary success looking from the side , but it will produce the action vs reaction . Its true in both borders and Israel need to find new methods of dealing with such , whether direct or indirect , since it is together with American responsible for disintegration in the ME.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:46 at 15:46
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        The New Testament makes it look like it’s a Jew vs non-Jew (Gentile) thing when in fact it is documenting vicious hateful Judean (Jewish) sectarianism at its worse at the time. In others words, it’s all about Jews vs Jews against each other under a vicious Roman occupation. The sects of the Sadducees, Pharisees, Herodians, Zealots, Nazarenes, etc. were in disagreement and fighting with each other over who was right and has God’s favor and which group could attract the most converts from the large pool of poor ignorant common unaffiliated Jewish masses. The non-Jews at the times there were the Romans and Greeks mostly. The Jews still go out of their way a lot in trying to prevent Jews from leaving and believing in some other religion.

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:50 at 15:50
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          AGREE WITH YOU JOE 1000% PERCENT. WHATEVER THE FUCK YOU ARE SAYING….

        • Jul 26, 2018 @ 15:59 at 15:59
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          The Nazarenes were different in that they eventually allowed non-Jews to join even though most of its early followers were originally Jews, but over time as it spread across the Roman Empire it became mostly non-Jewish (Gentile) dominated so that a few hundred years later it got its greatest boost when Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity and changed the official religion of the Roman Empire to Christianity.

      • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:40 at 20:40
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        it’s as the bible said. the people followed Yeshu’a, the prince. The Zionists had been leading the people to believe that the expected Mashiach would overthrow the Roman power. Even ‘John, the ritual immersor was expecting such a visitation. When Yeshu’a , the prince, refused, they sought a means to take his life. When they gave him to the Romans they accused him of being an insurrectionist and sought the release of an actual murderer and terrorist in exchange. Pilate knew all of this but his hands were tied. Hence the sign. After this the Zionists took over the Temple. Soon the temple was destroyed.

        short version

      • Jul 27, 2018 @ 2:17 at 2:17
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        The word “Jew” did not come into existence until the year 1775 A.D., whereas the occurrences in the bible took place from around 4000 B.C. to 70 A.D.

        WHO IS A JEW?

        Its modern connotation points to someone who follows and adheres to a faith similar to that of the Pharisees of Judah, but is not of the tribe and stock of Judah. In other words, Jews are people from nations other than the 12 Hebrew tribes who practice a religion known as Judaism/Pharisaism, the doctrine of the Pharisees.

        • Jul 27, 2018 @ 3:15 at 3:15
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          Your history needs a mental check

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 16:36 at 16:36
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    There is only one party in Israel that can save Israel and the Jews. It’s the Zehut party. Moshe Feiglin has a plan to transfer out the Arab from the land of Israel. Check out his videos on you tube, you will see how it will work. Israel will never have peace within her land as long as the Arabs stay. Jews will continue to be murdered by Arabs in the land of Israel for all eternity, unless the Arab transfer takes place. Of course, this is only one principle of the Zehut party. There are others that will make Israel economically stronger, including lower taxes and vastly increased private ownership of land. The time has come to vote Moshe Feiglin into the Knesset, to begin this vital process. Amen!

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 17:09 at 17:09
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    All of the hate & nonsense… Why hate Jews when you can hate yourself??? If Islam is so “great”, why in the last 4 years scores of Muslims have been slaughtered? (by the hands of other Muslims or the almighty USAF). Allah has abandoned y’all!!! Since you can’t beat us, join us; or get wiped out with the rest of your brethren.

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 19:23 at 19:23
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    In 1973 Israel fought and defeated two full fledged arab armies… I have no doubt that Israel will defeat those ragtat militias if a showdown is forced upon her.

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:39 at 20:39
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    The story seems to make one valid point. It appears the IDF was not ready for a continued “Bait” operation with these so called “snipers”. I am reluctant to put them in the skill category of a modern day Sniper, but the tactic of using civilian protesters as bait in order to draw in the IDF member can not ignored. I mentioned this issue after the first event last week and I was not that surprized to see it used again. I’ve not read what the second victim was shot with, but I must imagine it was not the same 50cal type weapon as the first event. Surviving a wound from that level of weapon is very….very…. rare.

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 20:49 at 20:49
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    America used Deterrence with Land, Sea and Air. No one dared to attack the United States when SAC B-52’s were on airborne alert! Times have changed with weak leaders and lawyers setting the rules of engagement and innocent Civilians are at the mercy of Terrorists!

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:38 at 5:38
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      Yeah. People seem happier with a gun in their foreheads

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 21:09 at 21:09
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    I have baptized a few muslims into Yeshua/christ. They have eternal life now and are partakers of Elohims Free gift. It’s harder to get a Jew believing in his killed Messiah because there is a blindness they have to overcome first. The Sabbat blood moon is a sign to the Jew that time has come. Choose wiseley!!!

    • Jul 26, 2018 @ 23:52 at 23:52
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      The post (right above) is a classic example of the “blind leading the blind !”
      Boil your holy water and leave Jews alone – we did quite well without “baptisms”…

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 2:16 at 2:16
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      Jews are not Christians and they worship and pray to the same incorporeal G-d that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob prayed to.

      Good Luck in you outreach to Pagans AKA Muslims.

      • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:26 at 5:26
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        Jews are Devil worshippers.

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 21:24 at 21:24
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    I’ll say the same thing I said last time. Enlarge the buffer zone by 200 feet ….. or more. Any more problems and increase the buffer zone again.
    What is occurring is Hamas poking and poking and poking.
    It isn’t going to stop. What is needed is a swift slap in the face now or later. The later it is done the more poking will occur.

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:42 at 5:42
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      Do you know that the poker poked the poking pong out of the poking pong?

  • Jul 26, 2018 @ 23:22 at 23:22
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    USE SNIPERS TO KILL THE HAMAS LEADERS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE INSTEAD OF ALLOWING THEM TO USE SNIPERS AGAINST YOU. WHO IS IN CHARGE BIBI OR BIBA THESE DAYS?

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:44 at 5:44
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      BIBI IS NOT IN CHARGE IN THESE DAYS. BIBA IS IN CHARGE IN THESE DAYS NOW

  • Jul 27, 2018 @ 4:50 at 4:50
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    look if “someone” does not go after Hamas leaders and any collateral damage surrounding them, then it will not work…………. Peons are in large supply to hamas they have no value to their leaders……….. take it from me.

  • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:16 at 5:16
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    Good job bombing your allies, Mossad!

    Were you pretending ISIS and their rockets were the USS Liberty & Crew?

    • Jul 27, 2018 @ 18:20 at 18:20
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      Arabs/Muslims have killed 500,000 Arabs/Muslims in Syria. Seeing that Arabs/Muslims can’t even get along with fellow Arabs/Musilms, how can anyone expect Arabs/Muslims to get along with Infidels???????????

  • Jul 27, 2018 @ 5:51 at 5:51
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    Israel did good. I like Israel so much. I love they sheckels and they funny small dick penis
    I love Israel. God said I would get sheckels if I give Palestine to jews. There is no Palestinians. If there is, they move and give they houses to jews. And everyone will be happy.
    I love Israel and I believe in justice. That is why I believe in the believers of the believed thing. Because if you do not believe, believe me: the believer is believing you. For good!
    Got it? 😉

  • Jul 27, 2018 @ 13:01 at 13:01
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    Why Israel is so afraid of hezb in Syria?

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