A Lot of Anti-Jewish Prejudice or a Lot of Ignorance

RECEIVED Fri., Sept. 8, 2006

Dear Editor,
    Rocket launchers have proven to be the perfect terror weapon. You don't know where or when it will come, and for anyone nearby when it strikes, the result will probably be fatal.
    Hezbollah's attacks were sowing fear, disrupting business, and razing the social infrastructure. They launched more than 2,000 rockets in the early days with the goal of terrorizing the Israeli population and killing civilians. The Katyusha rockets carry a deadly payload of thousands of large ball bearings, which put holes in house fronts more than 150 feet from the point of impact and rip through cars and buildings like machine-gun fire. As Haifa's police chief said, "These attacks are meant to kill civilians."
    Yet when Israel tries to take out the rocket launchers, intentionally placed among civilians, the world media and the useless UN blame Israel for the violence! The Muslim terrorists have made it clear through the years they want to destroy Israel plus Christian America for helping them, or anyone not Muslim, for that matter. There must be a lot more anti-Jewish prejudice in the world than I ever dreamed of, or a lot of ignorance, or both. I don't get it, not even a little bit.
Gerard Kern
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