Quote of the day:
“We must understand that things can get out of control because of the extremism
that is prevalent in the area...We are all destined to live here together in
this country and are not doomed to live like this.”
--President Reuven Rivlin reacted to the brutal racist attack by Jewish Israelis
on three Arab Israelis at a beach and alluded to the extremist atmosphere in the
*Today was one of the rare days when there wasn’t one ‘big story’ in all the
main Hebrew newspapers. But the papers all expressed woe over the drying up of
Lake Kinneret and the death of US Senator John McCain. All the papers reported
more details about the attack by Jewish ‘Russian-speaking’ Israelis on three
Arab Israelis at a Haifa beach, noting that a judge released the second suspect
to house arrest and interviewing the man who drove away the attackers.
Yesterday, the three young Arab men visited Yair Alalouf, the man who drove away
their attackers, and thanked him for saving their lives. President Reuven Rivlin
spoke out against the attack. With the exception of Israel Hayom, these reports
were towards the beginning of the newspapers, on pages six or eight. But like
yesterday’s report on the attack itself, Israel Hayom ran today’s story on page
19. Meanwhile, two Arab-Israelis were attacked and injured by Jewish Israelis in
Binyamina, Ynet reported last night.
Karl's version of Parkinson's Law: Work expands to exceed the time alloted it.
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