March 07, 2017

Israel Defense Forces: “A moral army fighting in an immoral neighbourhood”

Faith GoldyArchive

Shachar Liran-Hanan is a reservist with the Israel Defense Forces as well as the CEO of My Truth. This organization allows IDF soldiers to tell the world the truth about “the wider complexity” of the situations they face.

This helps counteract the media bias that inevitably accompanies reporting on Israel.

For example, Liran-Hanan was in South Africa during the so-called “flotilla” incident, where media reports made it sound as if IDF soldiers had murdered peaceful protesters.

Of course, the truth was very different...

I ask how they cope with the moral dilemma of facing an enemy that doesn’t share their rules of engagement, and she talks about some of the unique procedures the IDF follows to try to reduce civilian casualties as much as possible.

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commented 2017-03-08 22:10:09 -0500
I don’t get Space Moose. Sometimes he’s on point but when it comes to Israel something happens. It’s like a lot of people just loose their sanity footing when it comes to the idea of the Jew. They make up and believe the lies they hear. I find it similar to the Jerusalem syndrome where some people arriving in the Holyland have a bit of a breakdown and have to be hospitalized.
commented 2017-03-08 19:27:29 -0500
Space Moose show me those stories and show me there sources. You are being brainwashed.
commented 2017-03-08 12:38:20 -0500
These trolls must have a vested interest to support Hamas terrorists over Israeli Jews, Christians and Muslims who would rather live protected in Israel than as human shields in ‘Palestine’. Even many sane Arabs know better than to trust Hamas with their lives and the lives of their women and children. All the bloodshed rests on the shoulders of Hamas. You must be a brainwashed ‘soldier’ of ‘Palestine’ to be on the side of the terrorists. When people accept as a reasonable request that their government has told them to sit on their roof tops while an air raid is in progress, you know they don’t care about anything but revenge. Hamas and terrorist groups like them have no other agenda but revenge. Israel has every right to defend itself when attacked. There is no other country more cognisant of civilian casualty than the Israeli’s, and their efforts to avoid civilian deaths is unprecedented.

You want to fault someone Space Moose, fault Hamas. Why won’t you comment on Hamas?
commented 2017-03-08 11:29:13 -0500
Correct, Palestinians are Muslims who picked a fight and lost and are still crying about it, never forget the persecution the Jews endured by the Germans and Muslims, the Germans learned from it, the Muslims doubled down on the hate, just like the modern day liberal progressive criminals, and as our Jewish brothers/sisters did we shall prevail as well.
commented 2017-03-08 09:36:23 -0500
Space Moose, FYI there is no Palestine .
commented 2017-03-08 08:54:52 -0500
News Flash from trusted sources! Jay Kelly and Space Moose are lovers.
commented 2017-03-08 08:17:09 -0500
News stories, Space Moose? Or MSM fairy tales.
commented 2017-03-08 03:59:02 -0500
Just watch the countless news stories on how the IDF terrorizes Palestine. It is sickening.
commented 2017-03-08 03:02:09 -0500
Space Moose they would have already and many of those people are what you would call Palestinians.
commented 2017-03-08 02:26:32 -0500
Why on earth do you want the reserves to be expanded? If anything, Canada should be cutting back on its military spending.

You people are deluded if you think Israeli people are saints. They damn well want to crush Palestine.
commented 2017-03-08 00:51:24 -0500
I am so glad that Israel always kicks ass on the fanatics that attack them.
commented 2017-03-08 00:50:58 -0500
Space Moose you are truly an idiot when it comes to Israel.
commented 2017-03-08 00:50:26 -0500
Jay Kelly sorry but the increase is from the left you halfwit, the last incident in the states was a left wing reporter who was anti Trump, but keep making excuses for the hate filled left and their terrorist buddies.
Trump is not anti Jew , never has been , never will be, so spare us your pathetic deflection because you cannot hide the facts of jihadis and their hate.
commented 2017-03-08 00:16:37 -0500
Should the Rebel be commenting on anti-Israeli activities while promoting Trump’s rhetoric? Anti-Jewish bigotry has increased ten-fold in the United States since Trump became President, and the anti-Semitic free for all has spread into Canada.

Outlets like the Rebel have played up the anti-Muslim angle as though it is a festival, but have played down the real effects against Jewish people and Jewish organizations in North America.

For most of Trump’s right-wing extremist supporters, Muslims and Jews amount to the same thing — people to be hated.

Can The Rebel not take a stand in favour of tolerance?
commented 2017-03-07 22:27:04 -0500
I wish Canada would greatly expand the reserve training program
commented 2017-03-07 22:22:13 -0500
The shabbos goy quote the hasbara manual perfectly. The talmud states what their reward shall be. I don’t think their 30 pieces of silver will be worth it.
commented 2017-03-07 20:14:39 -0500
FAITH ! , good report
Since after the 2nd world war , ISREAL has been the wests guard , it has ensured the west of open trading routes , cheap supplies of oil In other words it is biggest factor that the west has had the highest standard of living in the world for whole history of the world , that’s why the rest of the world is against ISREAL

Screw loose , you guys keep changing your handles and names , it’s ok with me , you trolls are our personal useful idiots , your always proving our points
commented 2017-03-07 20:13:04 -0500
Space Moose, you are an ignorant S.O.B. Maybe you should direct your disgust towards Hamas. They are the idiots who care about their civilians so much they tell them stay in their homes instead of evacuating them to safety. They could build bomb shelters for their civilians but instead tell them to stay put and build tunnels for terrorist travel into Israeli cities instead. Hamas are cowards who use their women and children as shields. They are the pigs who are responsible for any civilian casualties. Disgusting!
commented 2017-03-07 20:10:25 -0500
Wipe the dishonest and evil Palestinians and Space Moose off the face of the earth.
Victory to the IDF and Israel and the Jews.
Wipe all of Islam off the face of the earth for a more peaceful and democratic and honest planet……..
start with immoral morons like Space Moose.
commented 2017-03-07 20:06:43 -0500
Israel and the Jews are honest and democratic and courageous.
Arab states (and other Islamic states) and Muslims are dishonest and fascist and cowardly.
Islam and its followers and sympathizers are evil.
commented 2017-03-07 20:01:28 -0500
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 32,940 Attacks, 211,077 Killed, 295,119 Injured that we know of.
commented 2017-03-07 19:24:23 -0500
Great comment, Bravo Zulu.
commented 2017-03-07 18:56:24 -0500
@ Space Moose commented 26 mins ago
I hope none of you buy this fake news about the virtues of the IDF. They are just a bunch of cold hearted killers. There is a damn good reason why the Palestinians attack these soldiers with knives, even if it costs the Palestinian their lives.
As you are either a typical closed minded Canadian who has never traveled or you are an islamic troll I can tell you one thing with certainty – the ID does not kill indiscriminately.

The pallies teach their children to hate by making them watch television at the age of three and younger – those shows praise the deaths of Jews.

Even their own people – the Egyptians and the Jordanians – do not allow pallies to enter their countries.

Jordan borders the West Bank and Egypt borders Gaza.

Both borders are closed to the pallies.

Even those islamic do not trust the pallies for what they have become.

One thing that is certain – it will get worse – two growing populations in a minute bit of space.

I bet the IDF wins.
commented 2017-03-07 18:46:21 -0500
Anyone wonder what happened to the millions of Jews displaced by the fighting amongst Arabs and Jews from Arab countries? They were forced out of Arab countries and had to immigrate all over the world and start over. So why did the Arabs stay in the Gaza strip and Westbank and not just leave like so many Jews had too?
They are being used by other Arab States to create hate against Israel.
commented 2017-03-07 18:43:40 -0500
The name Palestinian has no historical context for the Arab people who use it. Yasser Arafat made it up.
The Romans gave that name to the Jews living their as an insult. It was in relation to the Jews historic enemy the Phillistines.
commented 2017-03-07 18:41:11 -0500
Last time I checked the Palestinians didn’t announce their knife attacks so that innocent victims could get out of harms way like the IDF did when shelling militants in Gaza?
The Palestinians don’t attack the IDF because they are killers they attack them because of misplaced fanatical ideology from Islam that teaches them to hate. They are being used as puppets by other Arab states that hate Israel.
commented 2017-03-07 18:38:37 -0500
Yes Spacey , there is a damn good reason and has to do with the shame of defeat that the religion of peace just can’t get over. Whether it was three Arab muslim armies or five Arab muslim. Three seperate times being attacked by much larger armies plus all the skirmishes yet little Israel dares to survive in the muslim world. The utter shame they feel is overwhelming. Btw, and once again, there are no palestinians.
commented 2017-03-07 18:23:18 -0500
I hope none of you buy this fake news about the virtues of the IDF. They are just a bunch of cold hearted killers. There is a damn good reason why the Palestinians attack these soldiers with knives, even if it costs the Palestinian their lives.