I am a Palestinian mother. Does that mean that I should be killed?


At first I reacted with incredulity when I read what an Israeli parliamentarian wrote on her Facebook page on July 1. Ayelet Shaked of the ultra-religious government coalition party Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) reprinted a text by the late Uri Elitzur, former spokesman and chief of staff of Benyamin Netanyahu, and declared herself in agreement with it. The text branded all Palestinians as terrorists and suggested the killing of Palestinian mothers to prevent them from giving birth to and raising more “little snakes”. As of today, her post has generated more than 5.000 like on Facebook.

Even for the religious right, it is not commonplace to hear leading MP’s inciting to genocide. But the horrible fact is that this suggestion reverberates far and wide in the Israeli society. I discovered this last week when arriving from my home in Denmark for a holiday in Nazareth to visit my family, with…

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