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Gaza Boy Who Survived Israeli Missile Strike Returns Home

Health & Wellness  (tags: photography, photostory, Thaer Jouda, family, end the siege of Gaza-occupation of Pale, end all U.S. aid to Israel, Issam Jouda, children's human rights, Jabaliya, ICC, assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, news, humans, children, death )

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When 8-year-old Thaer Jouda left Gaza for urgently needed medical care in Germany last October, he did not know that his mother and four of his brothers and sisters were dead.


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Justin Vale (13)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 3:46 am
obama has already killed more kids in the caliphate than israel has killed in 20 years.

Carol R (11)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 5:58 am
Thanks Jess.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 6:53 am
Electronic Intifada is a Palestinian Arab extremist and hate site.

It contains no real news from Arab world: no politics, no sports, no science, no culture, not even religion. All posts are dedicated to blaming Israel in all possible sins and calls for more fighting.

This site is a source of hate and lies, to be spread by Arab Nationalist and Dawah PR workers all over the world.

Jess loves to spread their lies and Dawah.

. (0)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 6:56 am
Daniel Tragerman, 4 years old, killed by a hamas rocket fired at a civilian target from an UNWRA school during a ceasefire will never come home.

Carol R (11)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 8:03 am
When 8-year-old Thaer Jouda left Gaza for urgently needed medical care in Germany last October, he did not know that his mother and four of his brothers and sisters were dead.

In the late afternoon of 24 August 2014, Thaer was with most of his family in their courtyard in Jabaliya, a town in northern Gaza, when a drone fired a missile directly at the seated group. It was just two days before the ceasefire that ended Israel’s 51-day assault on Gaza.

Issam and Rahaf Jouda, Thaer’s father and 11-year-old sister, were inside the house when the missile hit. Issam rushed outside and found the dismembered bodies of his wife Rawiya, daughters Tasnim and Raghida and sons Muhammad and Usama. Only Thaer had survived.

From the link in the article:

The bombing, which injured Thaer and his eleven-year-old sister Rahaf, also killed his mother Rawiya (43 years old), his sisters Tasnim (14) and Raghida (13) and his brothers Muhammad (8) and Usama (6).

The five deaths made the Joudas, residents of Tal al-Zaatar in the northern Gaza Strip’s Jabaliya area, one of the hardest-hit of the 91 families counted by the Palestinian Ministry of Health who lost multiple members during single attacks during Israel’s 51-day military offensive.

An earlier list from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, including some casualties not yet confirmed by the Ministry of Health, counted 140 families that had lost three or more family members in a single incident by 20 August.

Many families were killed by Israeli strikes on almost 190 mosques, more than 140 schools and other civilian institutions, some used as shelters for Palestinians displaced from their homes by Israeli military operations near the barrier that separates Gaza from present-day Israel.

The Al Mezan Center for Human Rights has recorded at least 990 people killed inside their homes in Israeli attacks, including 324 children. That’s almost half of all people killed in the Israeli assault. Israeli strikes affected at least 10,589 homes, 2,715 of which were completely destroyed, by 25 August.

Carol R (11)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 8:09 am
All lives matter, including Israeli, but this article is about this young boy.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 16, 2015, 12:25 pm
Noted---the entire world has become a vale of tears---and these hot spots the saddest of all. Thanks Jess.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 20, 2015, 7:49 pm
Arabs in Gaza and in the West Bank have to be educated to accept democracy and civility into their relations with each other and with their neighbors.

Both Israel and Egypt are sick and tired of PA/Hamas extremism and militancy. They have to produce terror to justify Qatari money, but this is a bad excuse to those who suffer from this terror.

Jess doesn't care, she will post any anti-Israel hate garbage from Electronic Intifada or Mondo Weiss, this is what she mostly does, but we all know her intentions by now.

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