By Jon Sutz, Editor, SaveTheWest.com
This page contains links to SaveTheWest.com’s profiles of twelve of the twenty-four Jews who were murdered by Palestinian terrorists, and one who nearly died, between September 13 and November 30, 2015. (See our Chronology for a list of all the attacks during this period.)
HuffPost ignored most of these victims, as it did the hundreds of other Jews who were injured in Palestinian terrorist attacks, several dozen very seriously. This editorial practice is the opposite of the sympathetic, personalized, prominent and graphic coverage that HuffPost gives to Palestinians who meet with misfortune, or allege Jewish wrongdoing.
All the Jews who were murdered and maimed by Palestinian terrorists had faces, names, lives, hopes and stories. We’ve constructed the following pages to tell some of these stories, both to honor the victims, and to further demonstrate the depth of HuffPost’s betrayal of its self-proclaimed “nonpartisan” editorial policy.
The following victim profiles are broken down into three main categories:
(1) About the victim(s)
(2) What kinds of “news” items Huffington Post published on its front page and World page on the days following these attacks, instead of anything about these victims
(3) How the Huffington Post’s decision to ignore this victim compares with the coverage that it provides to Palestinians, Islamist terrorists, sad/abused animals, and others who claim a grievance, or meet with misfortune
Alexander, 64, was the first victim of the Third Intifada. On September 13, while he driving home from a Rosh Hashana dinner, Palestinian terrorists attacked his car with rocks. Alexander lost control of his car, crashed, and was killed. Two passengers in the car were lightly injured.
Read Alexander’s story, and see how HuffPost completely ignored his murder, here.
On October 1, 2015, Rabbi Eitam Henkin (an American), 31) and his wife Naama, 30, were driving home with their four small children, ages 4 months, 4, 7 and 9. From out of the darkness, Palestinian terrorists emerged with machine guns, and murdered the Henkins in front of their terrified kids.
Read Rabbi and Naama Henkin’s stories, and see how HuffPost ignored their murders, here.
On October 3, 2015 a Palestinian terrorist stabbed Rabbi Aharon Bennet, 22, to death on the way to the Western Wall in the Old City. Rabbi Bennet’s wife, Adele, and their two-year-old son were also stabbed. Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, 41, a father of seven, who came to the aid of the Bennet family, was also attacked and stabbed to death.
Read Rabbi Bennet’s and Rabbi Lavi’s stories, and see how HuffPost completely ignored their murders, here.
On October 13, 2015 American peace activist Richard Lakin, 76, was riding a bus in downtown Israel. Two Palestinian terrorists boarded the bus, one armed with a gun and the other with a knife. They shot Richard in the head, then stabbed him in the chest. Richard clung to life for two weeks in an Israeli ICU, but succumbed to his wounds on October 27.
Read Richard’s story, and how HuffPost provided only brief, whitewashed, dehumanizing coverage of his murder, here.
On October 13, 2015 Rabbi Yeshayahu Krishevsky, 59 had just finished morning prayers, and was waiting at a bus stop. A Palestinian terrorist drove his car up onto a sidewalk in front of the bus stop, ran down Rabbi Krishevsky and several other Jews, then got out of his car with a meat cleaver, and hacked the Rabbi to death. Special note: The entire attack was captured on video.
Read Rabbi Krishevsky’s story, and see how HuffPost completely ignored his murder, here.
On October 21, 2015 a Palestinian terrorist stabbed Cpl. Dikla Mikdash, 20, a female Israeli soldier in her neck, back and elsewhere. The terrorist was killed by one of her fellow female soldiers, Cpl. Lehi. Cpl. Mikdash clung to life for quite some time, undergoing several surgeries, but is now on the mend and is expected to eventually recover.
Read Cpl. Dikla’s story, and see how HuffPost completely ignored the attack on her, here.
On November 13, Rabbi Ya’akov Litman, 40, and his son Netanel, 18, were driving with four other family members in his car, on their way to a ceremony in advance of his daughter Sarah’s upcoming wedding. Palestinian terrorists stopped the car and opened fire with machine guns, killing Litman and his son.
Read the story of Rabbi and Netanel Litman, and see how HuffPost completely ignored their murders, here.
On November 18, 2015 Ezra Schwartz, 18, an American from Sharon, Massachusetts, was riding in a car with friends, just south of Jerusalem. A Palestinian terrorist created a traffic jam, then opened fire with a submachine gun at cars, including the one in which Ezra was riding. Ezra and two others in his car were killed; four others were wounded.
Read Ezra’s story, and how HuffPost provided only brief, whitewashed, dehumanizing coverage of his murder, here.
On November 22, Hadar Buchris, a 21 year old Israeli Jew and aspiring actress, was was sitting at a bus stop. A Palestinian terrorist stabbed her repeatedly in the face, head and chest. Hadar was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but died a few hours later.
Read Hadar’s story, and see how HuffPost completely ignored her murder, here.
On November 23, 2015, a Palestinian terrorist stabbed to death Israeli soldier Cpl. Ziv Mizrahi, 18. With a knife stuck in his heart, before he died, Mizrahi was able to shoot and kill the terrorist, before he could murder the two women he was stabbing, one of whom was a fellow Israeli soldier.
Read Ziv’s story, and see how HuffPost completely ignored his murder, here.