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    • Y. Halberstam
    • 16.08.10 | 20:21 (IDT)

    Yes it was wrong and childish for her to post the photos (taking the photo is another matter) but such comments as "The dignity and humanity of Jewish people in Israel must be questioned by all people everywhere", is completely and outerly over the top. Far, far worst happened as at Abu Ghraib in Iraq by the US and the Brits - not that this make it right, it just goes to show that YES the IDF is the most moral Army. I won't even go what the European did during various far less existential wars and more to the point, what the Arabs do - no photos just a head rolling down the chair for the camera and millions of sadistic supporter online. The IDF can be accused of negligence in preventing a teenager taking photo on a war that the Palestinians have imposed on Israel - they should certainly look at disallowing personal camera on duty. The feedback expressed here reflect the true problem of Israel. Every single incidents is used to delegitimize and demonize Israel and/or the Jewish People. It goes far beyond the reasonable criticism of Israel. Get over yourelf, get a life and get real!

    from the article: IDF soldier posts images of blindfolded Palestinians on Facebook, from 'best time of my life'
    First published 16:46 16.08.10 | Last updated 16:46 16.08.10
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