by Felix Quigley
June 20, 2008
Why should the following be a big news issue:
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A yeshiva student in the north-central Samaria town of Yitzhar fired a homemade Kassam-like rocket at a hostile Arab village; no one was hurt. The GSS is investigating.
After the violent events of Thursday morning, in which police and army forces destroyed a caravan and a storage container on hilltops in Yitzhar, using clubs to beat and disperse protestors, the people of Yitzhar found themselves facing another “incident” just a few hours later.
Police reported that a student in the Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar fired a home-made Kassam-like rocket towards a nearby Arab village. The rocket landed in an open area – some 50 meters away from a Jewish man engaged in prayer. Continue reading