Aged eight, wearing a Mickey Mouse sweatshirt, and placed in Israeli custody
27 Palestinian children never made it to school this week; IDF troops lay in ambush for them on the streets of Hebron.
We couldn't help ourselves: The sight of the young, newly released detainee drove us into a paroxysm of laughter. But the laughter quickly morphed into sad embarrassment. The detainee was a boy of 8, in second grade. When we met him this week, on the streets of Hebron, he was on his way to his grandfather's home. He wore a red sweatshirt emblazoned with an image of Mickey Mouse, and he had a shy smile. His mom...
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