Many countries and world leaders have accused Israel of responding disproportionately to aggression from Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza. However, it is time that the world press and media speak of another disproportionate response from Israel.
The terrible disastrous earthquake in Haiti has generated responses from many nations. The US has sent supplies and personnel, Britain sent 64 firemen and 8 volunteers, France sent troops for search and rescue. Many large and wealthy nations of the world sent money. The Arab and Moslem world? Nothing.
Israel, a nation of 7.5 million people, sent a team of 220 people that includes medical personnel and established the largest field hospital in Haiti, treating up to 5,000 people a day, employing an experienced search-and rescue team, and providing medical supplies.
As in previous earthquake disasters, such as in Gujarat, India, in 2001 and in Turkey, in the bombings in Kenya, Israel has been one of the most generous givers of aid and assistance
Turkey seems to have forgotten this help, as its extreme Moslem government is cozying up to Iran.
Judge Goldstone, where are you now? Eating your heart out and hanging your head down in shame, we hope.
The favorite occupation in the UN is Israel-bashing. More resolutions have been passed condemning Israel than all the so-called democratic nations such as Sudan, China, Russia and others for their crimes against their minorities.
Perhaps it is time that the world knows about Israel’s “disproportionate response.”