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Arab Child Runs Towards IDF Soldier...What He Does Next Will Shock You

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An Israeli news portal posted video on Monday purporting to show an Israeli border police officer handing out food to overjoyed Palestinian boys - who hug and thank him - prompting some observers to question why the mainstream media show predominantly

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Gillian M (218)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 8:15 am

An Israeli news portal posted video on Monday purporting to show an Israeli border police officer handing out food to overjoyed Palestinian boys – who hug and thank him – prompting some observers to question why the mainstream media show predominantly negative images from the West Bank.

In the video, two little Palestinian boys run up to two Israeli border policemen, one of whom appears to be peeling apart slices of cheese (or perhaps bread). One boy hugs the man’s leg then his colleague gives the boy a friendly pat on the hair. The kid reaches out to the second man’s hand in a friendly gesture.

As the policeman divides up the food, one of the men says to the apparently impatient boys, “Wait a sec.” The border policeman then hands food to both boys and appears to give a friendly pinch to the smaller boy’s cheek.

The man filming the scene says in Arabic to one of the boys, “Ibrahim, say ‘thank you’” to which the boy says, “Thank you.”

The video – which TheBlaze cannot independently verify – was first posted on Israel’s 0404 Facebook page and was picked up Tuesday by the pro-Israel blogger Elder of Ziyon who wrote, “So this video, taken in Hebron of Israeli border police giving food to a couple of kids – and their ecstatic reaction – must never be allowed to be seen, because it contradicts everything that every hater holds dear.”

Elder of Ziyon (EOZ) asserted that he has seen scenes like this himself, but that anti-Israel non-profit organizations “can’t raise any money by reporting the situation accurately. The haters can’t get gigs speaking at clueless colleges if they don’t stereotype Jewish soldiers as evil.”

“So they don’t want you to see this, because it threatens their livelihoods that depend on demonizing Jews,” he added.

One reader, Sergio, posted this comment on EOZ’s blog, “I hope these children, who are too young to hate, will remember these soldiers who given them food, and know they are not the evil Jews they are taught to hate.”

IronyDome wrote, “I thought the same about the soldiers in Iraq. Maybe some of those Iraqi kids will grow up remembering how the Americans handed out chocolate and beanie babies and won’t be infected with the hate of the older generation.”

Facebook users also piped in on the Israeli social media page that posted the video.

0404 wrote along with the video, “This the world won’t show you. They won’t show you how Palestinian children love the warriors who take care of them and regularly give them their food. This is how it appeared in Hebron tonight, after fighters with Company 6 who gave the kids to eat and got a hug from one who still doesn’t know how to make up stories and acts from his heart.”

Eliran Ben Ezri wrote in part, “Leftist organizations will claim that the soldiers beat the children and poisoned them.”

Shai Kandleker wrote that he served as an Israeli soldier in Hebron nine years ago, when he and his colleagues regularly gave out their food. “You cannot imagine how happy they were after they received from us ‘Dani’ [a pudding brand] or ‘Carlo’ chocolate milk bags.”

Arik Ohayun recounted that he served in the same location eight years ago. “It hurts to see them, but they are raised in a hostile environment, but we are a people that cannot see hungry children no matter what nationality they are,” he wrote.

Alexandra G (250)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 8:53 am
nice, thank you

Vlasta M (7)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 9:41 am
This is the true face oF israeli people who want to live in peaCE WITH THEIR NEIGHBORS, WHO are taught by Koran ( and their imams and Muslim leaders to hate and kill the Jews.

Sue Matheson (79)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 10:17 am

Carol D (346)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 11:44 am
This says it all what the Palestinian children are truly about and proves it's the adult terrorists who are the reason they turn into monsters! When they are young like that they are innocent,loving and caring children but after the brain washing and forced actions of hatred by the adults they learn to become terrorists!

Winn Adams (179)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 12:35 pm
Thanks for this information.

Sheri Schongold (7)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 1:02 pm
Nice. It shows that there are some who appreciate what good the Israelis do.

Madhuri Pillai (22)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 1:31 pm

Carola May (20)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 1:56 pm
Not surprising, is it? Can anyone imagine this happening the other way around with Hamas showing any kind of kindness to an Israeli child when they use their own children as human shields?


Stan B (123)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 3:37 pm
Nothing surprising here. Despite all the provocation, Israeli soldiers still show a depth of humanity the other side couldn't begin to comprehend.

Gillian M (218)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 5:15 pm
“We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us.”

Golda Meir

Debra T (17)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 5:44 pm
Noted, thanks. God Bless the children and those who look out for them.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 6:00 pm
Wonderful humanitarian gesture - children are not judgemental until they are taught to be.

Tom Y (33)
Sunday March 9, 2014, 9:07 pm
I agree: this incident needs much greater coverage! It definitely helps to dispel the ugly narrative of lies which enthralls the anti-Israeli left.

But can such strong, self-righteous delusion be dispelled, even by ongoing presentation of evidence like this? Put it to the test: get it out there.

Walter F (128)
Monday March 10, 2014, 2:11 am
G thanks for posting.We can only hope this boy remembers the incident an is never taught to hate .

Athena F (131)
Monday March 10, 2014, 3:03 am
thank you

Hilary S (65)
Monday March 10, 2014, 3:09 am
since al jazeera is unlikely to run this story,what would you say are it chances of being taken up by most of the world's media outlets?

Vlasta M (7)
Monday March 10, 2014, 5:03 am
The problem is that any Muslim who is friendly with the Jews is risking his life...Islam teaches hate of ALL non-Muslims and particularly Jews.

Panchali Yapa (26)
Monday March 10, 2014, 6:00 am
Thank you

Helen Porter (39)
Monday March 10, 2014, 8:59 am
Oh, this warms my heart and deepens my commitment to Israel.

I have a Care2 friend who is Jewish and expert on the Kabbalah.
He tells me I may have a Jewish soul. My heart belongs to Israel.

I am so grateful to Israel for Torah and for Jewish Kabbalah.
Your people are my people and your G-D my G-D.

. (0)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 6:06 am
Noted and posted

P. L. Neola (21)
Wednesday March 12, 2014, 3:29 am
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