March 10, 2017

A father in Sderot speaks: Raising children in the shadow of Islamist terrorism

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

The town of Sderot is only one kilometre from the border between Gaza and Israel and it’s on the front lines of the constant terror campaign against Israel. 

Sderot’s 23,000 residents are just a short mortar shot away from groups like Islamic Jihad and Hamas.

Up to 75% of kids in Sderot have some form of post traumatic stress symptoms. The playground bomb shelters and schools with fortified roofs are just a part of everyday life.

When I was in Sderot, I spoke to Eddy Arzan. Sderot is his hometown and he’s a dad. Eddy told me what it’s like to try to raise his kids in the shadow of Islamist terror and he tells me why he’s not leaving the place he calls home.

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commented 2017-03-11 20:21:11 -0500
Space Moose is another Jay Kelly or Sean Penson!! Just another libtarded troll!
Libtards are famous for multiply personalities!
commented 2017-03-11 18:46:02 -0500
Space Moose the reports are about an overall situation, they are not saying Jews have never killed non Jews. It is not one sided , it is reality. You previously asked for them to go and report from the other side and they did, now you are ignoring it anyways.
commented 2017-03-11 13:18:23 -0500
The Rebel states clearly over and over again that they are here to present the right/conservative side of the story. They are clearly up front about their motive and modus-operandi.

The main stream media which is almost exclusively left/socialist leaning never states that they are socialist leaning. As a matter of fact, they go out of their way to make everyone believe that they are neutral when they definitely are not.

So why is it, then, that the left/socialists require The Rebel to be exactly neutral and report both sides equally when reporting on all issues when they do not at all require that of the left/socialist main stream media?
commented 2017-03-11 10:31:20 -0500
Space Moose; Try Ha’aretz, you’ll get your fill of anti-Jew news right there. Then you can say “look, even a Jew says so”.
commented 2017-03-11 03:40:31 -0500
Oh come on, this is one sided reporting. There have been some jews that have killed non jews too. I don’t see the rebel reporting those stories.
commented 2017-03-11 02:08:47 -0500
Great interview Sheila!! Your journalistic prowess should make Lisa LaFlame feel over-paid & inadequate! But who watches the ol’ hag anyway?
commented 2017-03-10 21:19:31 -0500
God be with you. I stand with Israel in hope they can drive across the middle east back to where it came from
commented 2017-03-10 21:02:56 -0500
In Canada, we are lucky we are not forced to educate our children and grand-children about bombings and sniper attacks; where to seek shelter. It’s very sad to think this burden falls on the shoulders of Israeli parents. To wake up and wonder if today is the day to be attacked! My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Israel.
commented 2017-03-10 20:47:54 -0500
A good report Sheila.

This is a bad way for kids to grow up. It reminds me of WW2, We used to have Air Raid Shelters in our playgrounds at school. Sometimes we would spend most of the school day in them, when the bombing was bad. This was London UK.

These Kids in Israel are going to grow up with a big chip on their shoulder, they will be mostly violent in their attitude, until they get some help. I know this because it happened to me. They will get over it eventually.
commented 2017-03-10 18:34:37 -0500
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 32,953 Attacks, 211,275 Killed, 295,232 Injured that we know of.
commented 2017-03-10 18:17:25 -0500
Keep the people of Sderot safe that is. Satan is more than welcome to as many SJW’s as she wants.
commented 2017-03-10 18:15:55 -0500
Talk about a real true to life safe space, from real life threatening problems.

Can you imagine an SJW who is threatened by a pro-noun living in Sderot? Me neither.

may God keep them safe from Satan, aka allah.
commented 2017-03-10 18:10:22 -0500
" For thus says the Lord of hosts, “After glory He has sent me against the nations which plunder you, for he who touches you (Israel), touches the apple of His eye.