September 10, 2015

Israel: IDF treats over 1500 injured Syrians -- while "the Arab world turns a blind eye"

Igal HechtIsrael Correspondent

While much of the world ignored the Syrian refugee crisis until recently, Israel has been helping those effected by the civil war since the beginning.

In this report, the IDF's Deputy Surgeon General, Col Dr. Tarif Bader, talks about "lending a helping hand over hostile borders."

He explains that Israel -- which shares a border with Syria -- has treated more than 1500 Syrians in field hospitals in the northern part of Israel, saying:

"For us it doesn't matter if they were fighters or not. (...) They are suffering people, they are our neighbours, even though relations between Israel and Syria are not a state of peace."


(Cameraman: Lior Cohen)

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commented 2015-09-11 12:14:47 -0400
Yet there are countries that don’t believe that Israel has a right to exist. What upsets me is not just what these barbaric countries believe. It is that the UN gives them credibility and recognizes them. Obama just gave them $150,000,000,000. I bet a portion of that money is going to terrorist missions against Israel. And possibly Canada also.
commented 2015-09-10 20:40:37 -0400
Having served in Israel and Syria for more than three years I can verify that Syrians often crossed the border illegally even during peace time – and the IDF NEVER EVER turned them away from medical care
commented 2015-09-10 20:31:17 -0400
What, no comment from da Silva or Brinkman? Telling, that…
commented 2015-09-10 20:11:23 -0400
Israel is a very compassionate country. Despite the media press which says the contrary.
commented 2015-09-10 17:41:12 -0400
Arab world turns a blind eye? That is their history! It’s part of their criminal psychosis to exterminate anyone who doesn’t submit to the will of satan or Allah as they call him
commented 2015-09-10 15:49:01 -0400
Israel has always been the more mature and compassionate people. I have always been impressed by the Jewish people.
commented 2015-09-10 15:31:59 -0400
IDF also saved many Africans who crossed the desert to reach Israel where they knew they would receive help. Egyptian troops fired upon them and refused to allow them into Egypt. IDF often would confront the Egyptian soldiers to stop them from killing the Africans.
commented 2015-09-10 15:02:52 -0400
Many Arab countries are closer to Israel than ever before. Egypt, Jordan are now dealing with Israel . They don’t accept refugees because they fear terrorists among them. Even Turkey us dealing with Israel in the last couple of months. I have always been a big fan of the IDF. I have talked to a few on the internet and even helped a young IDF with his English for an up coming exam. The IDF is the most civilized military other than the US and Canada.
commented 2015-09-10 14:56:40 -0400
It kinda makes you wonder if there’s more to it than mere indoctrination and social engineering, which appears to be the cause of the huge polarity of people’s ‘beliefs’, as illustrated by the jarring contrast Ron Voss illustrates so painfully with the facts. “…“They are people, they are suffering people”, so they were helped. How refreshing compared with a barbaric ideology that believes, “When you meet the unbeliever, strike their necks.” (Qu’aran 46:4)…”
When you throw fact, logic, reason, common sense, moral absolutes and history into the mix, it seems to become obvious that in fact liberalism is a mental disorder…Now what?
commented 2015-09-10 14:34:11 -0400
Israel shares the same values as Canada. Muslim ruled countries don’t. By their fruits, ye shall know them.
commented 2015-09-10 14:29:36 -0400
Israel stands tall as well as strong…
Well done!

~ Why are the muzi nations (ME and Africa) not taking in and helping their own brethren?
~ Where are the muzlum brotherhood in all this?
~ Why are 80% of these migrants MEN?
~ Is this going to be the DEATH NAIL for Europe?
(Stealth jihad in action)
~ Will Canada be as stupid and spineless?

And finally…

~ Will it be our Natives that save Canada in the future and take Canada back from the brink of the “muzlification into a caliphate”, or IS IT TOO LATE?

Just asking…
commented 2015-09-10 14:23:42 -0400
“They are people, they are suffering people”, so they were helped. How refreshing compared with a barbaric ideology that believes, “When you meet the unbeliever, strike their necks.” (Qu’aran 46:4)
commented 2015-09-10 13:59:29 -0400
Is there any sign that this is creating good will among the Syrians, especially those who have been treated by Israeli doctors?

I have to believe that treating injured fighters and civilians would start to melt even the hardest hearts among those who despise Israel, particularly the people treated by Israel and their loved ones. Surely people must at least think that the Israelis/Jews aren’t as bad as the anti-Israel propaganda makes them out to be. They may not dare to say it out loud for fear of being harassed or killed by their own neighbours but some probably will, at least if they are very brave.
commented 2015-09-10 13:16:23 -0400
thanks …I needed hear about good action versus reaction…
commented 2015-09-10 13:11:48 -0400
This just shows us, Jew haters are idiots, completely wrong, with their Dogma of hate.
commented 2015-09-10 13:08:32 -0400
Israel needs all the support we can provide.
commented 2015-09-10 12:59:00 -0400
And yet the friendly neighbourhood talking classes and their allies in the media paint Israel as lousy and anybody like Harper who stands with them with the same brush (of course).
commented 2015-09-10 12:44:04 -0400
Really appreciate your commentaries Igal. Good for Israel. 3 cheers.