As Hamas ruthlessly targets Israel’s major population centers with a hailstorm of rockets, the world is witnessing a military miracle: Israel’s anti-missile system known as the Iron Dome.
On “LevinTV” this week, Mark Levin shared a little-known story of the Iron Dome’s development, from Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative to the Patriot Missile System.
Co-developed by Israel and the U.S., Israel has created a defensive masterpiece, but as Levin warned, there are those within the Democrat Party that seek to cut off the aid to Israel necessary to continue development of these defensive systems.
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“My country is at war. I worry for my family, my friends. I worry for my people. This is a vicious cycle that has been going on for far too long. Israel deserves to lives as a free and safe nation, our neighbors deserve the same,” she added.
“I pray for the victims and their families, I pray for this unimaginable hostility to end, I pray for our leaders to find the solution so we could live side by side in peace,” Gadot continued.
“I pray for better days,” she concluded.
‘Gal gadot is an ugly zionist…’
Some supporters of the Palestinian cause replied with vicious vitriol to Gadot’s call for peace.
“Gal gadot is an ugly zionist who can’t act and is beyond pathetic. time and time again she shows yall that she sides with the ethnic cleansing of palestinians and yall act brand new everytime. f*** that woman,” responded one Twitter user.
“I’m glad Gal Gadot said what she said. People should see how Israelis have been laundering the genocide of Palestinians under a disingenuous call for the end of a conflict that has never existed, it’s always been an extermination campaign,” claimed activist Asheya Siddiqi.
“Just another reminder that Gal Gadot is a Zionist and has long supported the ethnic cleansing and violence towards Palestinians,” said another critic.
“Gal Gadot is wrong. Israel is not at ‘war’ with Palestine. Israel is butchering Palestine. Again,” responded UK musician James Kennedy.
“I wish gal gadot a very shut the f*** up,” read another tweet.
Other,s like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), praised Gadot.
Here’s more about Gal Gadot’s statement:
Gal Gadot Worries for Family and Friends Amid Israeli Crisis | E! News
President Joe Biden issued a statement declaring that Israel had a right to defend itself from rocket attacks and many on the left immediately recoiled in horror, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).
Israel has been bombarded by dozens of rocket missile attacks for several days while violence from supporters of the Palestinian cause has erupted against Jews in several Israeli cities.
On Wednesday, Biden defended Israel after speaking via telephone with the nation’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Israel has the right to defend itself when you have thousands of rockets flying into your territory,” Biden said to reporters.
“My hope is that we’ll see this coming to a conclusion sooner than later,” he added.
That support for Israel was reflected in the White House official readout of the call with Netanyahu which said that Biden reiterated his “unwavering support for Israel’s security and for Israel’s legitimate right to defend itself and its people, while protecting civilians.”
Ocasio-Cortez immediately excoriated Biden for the statement.
“Blanket statements like these w/ little context or acknowledgement of what precipitated this cycle of violence – namely, the expulsions of Palestinians and attacks on Al Aqsa – dehumanize Palestinians & imply the US will look the other way at human rights violations. It’s wrong,” said Ocasio-Cortez in a tweet.
“By only stepping in to name Hamas’ actions – which are condemnable – & refusing to acknowledge the rights of Palestinians, Biden reinforces the false idea that Palestinians instigated this cycle of violence,” she added.
“This is not neutral language,” she concluded. “It takes a side – the side of occupation.”
Others on the left condemned Biden for voicing support for Israel.
“What a shameful, terrible statement,” said columnist Wajahat Ali. “Biden could have condemned Hamas, attacks on civilians, and affirmed Israel’s right to exist, and also condemned Israel for forced evictions, escalating tensions at Al Aqsa, Gaza strikes, the killing of Palestinian children, and, you know, continuing illegal settlements.”
Ocasio-Cortez used similar language to berate New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang into acquiescing to her demands after he issued a tweet of support for Israel.
At last count, at least 65 people in the Gaza Strip had died from the latest conflict, while about 6 had died in Israel, according to Reuters.
Here’s Biden’s comments about Israel:
Biden: Israel has a right to defend itself when thousands of rockets are flying
New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang appeared to apologize for a tweet condemning the terrorist attacks by Hamas militants on Israel after public outrage by the left and some of his own supporters.
“I’m standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks, and condemn the Hamas terrorists,” said Yang in a tweet on Monday.
Yang, who is one of the frontrunners in the mayoral race, was harangued by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) about the tweet on Tuesday but by Wednesday he acquiesced and cited many other detractors in his apology.
“I spoke to a group of volunteers for the campaign yesterday, some of whom have been with me for years. Many of them were upset with my recent tweet expressing solidarity with the people of Israel in conjunction with the violence in the region this week that has claimed the lives of innocents and children on both sides,” said Yang in the lengthy statement posted to Twitter.
“They felt that my tweet was overly simplistic in my treatment of a conflict that has a long and complex history full of tragedies. And they felt it failed to acknowledge the pain and suffering on both sides. They were, of course, correct,” he continued.
“I mourn for every Palestinian life taken before its time as I do for every Israeli,” he continued. “Suffering and pain and violence and death suffered by anyone hurts us all. All people want to be able to live in peace. We all ways that for ourselves and our children.”
Despite the clarification by Yang, many of his detractors were still unhappy that he did not condemn Israel in his new statement.
“The most telling part of @AndrewYang’s erasure of Palestinian human rights, is he even used his apology to to say he’s choosing sides. And that side is Israel,” responded one critic on Twitter.
Yang wasn’t the only mayoral candidate to have public relations troubles this week. Two candidates were mocked and ridiculed after they severely underestimated the cost of housing in NYC during a candidate interview.
Here’s more on Yang’s flip flop on Israel:
Andrew Yang apologizes for pro-Israel tweet after criticism from the left | New York Post
Actress Veena Malik — sometimes known as Zahida Malik — raised eyebrows after she tweeted a quote she attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, which referenced killing Jews across the world.
Malik’s tweet came at a time when clashes between Israel and Palestine have hit a fevered pitch.
What are the details?
According to a Wednesday report from the Post Millennial, the 37-year-old Pakistani Muslim actress tweeted a graphic that read, “I would have killed all the Jews of the world … but I kept some to show the world why I killed them. Adolf Hitler”
It remains unknown whether the Nazi dictator ever actually uttered or wrote those words.
While the offending tweet is gone, the actress’s Twitter page remains active at the time of this reporting.
New York Magazine writer Yashar Ali captured the tweet before it was deleted.
Ali tweeted, “How is this still up???” and later added, “This tweet is now gone along with a bunch of other tweets on her account. Looking forward to an apology from all those who doubted me.”
2. This tweet is now gone along with a bunch of other tweets on her account. Looking forward to an apology from all… https://t.co/dkjchdpeyr
The actress has yet to issue a statement of apology or clarification at the time of this reporting.
According to OpIndia, Malik has been recently outspoken in her condemnation of Jews.
The outlet reported, “Malik has since been glorifying the attack on Israelis and cheering the death and destruction.
In her subsequent tweets in Urdu, she urged Muslims to not be disheartened and said that if they are truly ‘believers,’ then they would be proud.”
Amid the chaos, Israeli city of Lod Mayor Yair Revivo compared the deadly attacks to the Nazi campaign of death against Jews and said, “This is Kristallnacht.”
In remarks, Revivo implored the nation’s prime minister to declare a state of emergency.
“This is Kristallnacht in Lod,” said Mayor Yair Revivo. “I have called on the prime minister to declare a state of emergency in Lod. To call in the [Israel Defense Forces]. To impose a curfew. To restore quiet. … There is a failure of governance. … This is a giant incident — an Intifada of Arab Israelis. All the work we have done here for years [on coexistence] has gone down the drain.”
He added, “All of Israel should know, this is a complete loss of control. … This is unthinkable. Synagogues are being burned. Hundreds of cars set alight. Hundreds of Arab thugs are roaming the streets. … Civil war has erupted in Lod. … The Orthodox-nationalist community here has guns. I’m imploring them to go back home but they understandably want to protect their homes. Petrol bombs are being thrown into [Jewish] homes. The situation is incendiary.”
According to the New York Post, Hamas on Tuesday fired at least 130 rockets at Tel Aviv alone.