The attack on Cpl. Dikla Mikdash
By Jon Sutz, Editor, SaveTheWest.com
An extension of “Chronology of Palestinian attacks during the Third Intifada”
(1) About Cpl. Mikdash, and the attack on her
Ed.: Although this Israeli soldier did not die from her wounds, it came so close that SaveTheWest decided this incident was worthy of showcasing, as another example of how the Huffington Post ignores the most grisly attacks on Jews, while giving front-page coverage to sympathetic, graphic portrayals of those who perpetrate and support these attacks, to animals, and others (see Section 3).
Adam Junction (north of Jerusalem): On October 21, 2015 a Palestinian terrorist stabbed Cpl. Dikla Mikdash, 20, a female Israeli soldier in her neck, back and elsewhere, leaving her fighting for her life. The terrorist was killed by one of Cpl. Dikla’s fellow female soldiers, Cpl. Lehi.
From The Algemeiner:
A 20-year-old female IDF soldier was mortally wounded in a stabbing attack at the Adam Junction, north of Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon, according to Israeli press services.
She was attacked by two terrorists. One was killed by a female soldier who witnessed the attack. The other was arrested.
According to reports two hours after the attack, the young woman is still fighting for her life on the operating table at Hadassah Medical Center on Mount Scopus.
From Jerusalem Online:
“The terrorist stabbed my friend in the throat and I immediately fired a number of bullets in his direction,” Corporal Lehi related following the elimination of the terrorist that stabbed and critically injured her friend Dikla Mikdash in Adam Square. Last night, Hadassah Hospital at Ein Kerem in Jerusalem stated that that Dikla’s condition improved slightly and she is now defined in a stable but difficult condition.
The incident occurred during a foot patrol that was done in order to thwart stone-throwing attacks along Route 60. “He advanced in my direction,” Lehi related. “I continued to fire in order to eliminate the threat.” Before the terrorist was eliminated, he had stabbed Corporal Dikla Mikdash in the throat and the back but thanks to the diligence of Corporal Lehi, he did not manage to hurt anyone else even though he tried to. Following the incident, Corporal Dikla Mikdash underwent urgent surgery.
Cpl. Mikdash clung to life for quite some time after the Palestinian terrorist attack that nearly killed her. Thanks to the diligent care of her medical team, she will eventually recover.
(2) So what kinds of “news” items did Huffington Post publish on its front page and World page, instead of this one?
The Huffington Post completely ignored the story of Cpl. Mizrahi’s murder. A search of her name at HuffPost on December 8, 2015 – nearly two months after the attack on her – turns up absolutely nothing (screencap).
So what kinds of “news” stories, then, did HuffPost’s editors decide were more worthy of appearing on its front page and World page, during the two days that followed Cpl. Mikdash’s mortal wounding (October 22-23)? Here’s a sampling:
Oct. 23: HuffPost decided a “news” story about “unicorn poop” was worthy of publishing on its front page; Cpl. Mikdash’s mortal wounding… not:
Oct. 23: HuffPost published on its front page and World page, simultaneously, a “news” story about a 1-minute video that it alleged depicted a suspected Jewish extremist attacking a human rights rabbi. As documented here, however, there is no way to know if the “attacker” was Jewish, as he was wearing a ski mask; the “victim” was, at most, only slightly injured; and there is no way to know whether or not this was yet another case of staged “PallyWood” propaganda. Regardless, while HuffPost completely ignored the attack on Cpl. Mikdash, it left the “news” story of the “suspected Jewish extremist” on both its front page and World page for three straight days.
Oct. 23: HuffPost was able to find a story about “mysterious x-rated drawings in an abandoned house,” and decided to put it on its front page – but decided Cpl. Dikla’s fight to survive a Palestinian terrorist attack was worth no mention, anywhere:
Oct. 22: A “bizarre pig-snouted turtle” that lived millions of years ago, to HuffPost, was worth positioning on its front page; the story of a 20-year-old girl who was fighting for her life as a result of a Palestinian terrorist attack… not:
(3) How does Huffington Post’s decision to ignore this story compare with the coverage that it provides to Palestinians, terrorists, animals and others who meet with misfortune?