Wednesday, April 17, 2002

This article tells about two suspected terrorists being arrested in Issawiya, an Arab village in Jerusalem. The untold part of the story came in an email from my friend (since our IDF - Nachal - days, 35 years ago) Shmulik, whose home is very near to Issawiya:

In a message dated 4/17/02 4:20:19 AM, writes:

Here is a first-hand story that CNN will not show:

The Arab village near us was put on a curfew last night because the Army was looking for terrorists who stayed there while planning an attack today--our Independence Day.

So there were many people who could not get home who stayed at the entrance of the village. People from the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem came and gave them food and drinks, and I heard that some offered Arabs to come and spend the night at their houses.


Shmuel Ben Dov