The Legal Reform

"Bombing houses knowing that they might kill children"

Shira Etting, one of the leaders of the 'Brothers in Arms' protest, was interviewed by the program '60 Minutes' and caused outrage by saying that pilots should be able to bomb houses with children inside

Shira Etting (Photo: from '60 Minutes', courtesy of Cellcom TV)

The opening episode of the 56th season of the American investigative program "60 Minutes" of the CBS network tonight (between Sunday and Monday) dealt with the legal reform in Israel. As part of the program, an interview was held with Shira Etting, one of the leaders of the protest organization 'Brothers in Arms'.

During the interview, Etting said that "If you want pilots to be able to fly and bomb houses knowing that they might kill children, the pilots should have the strongest confidence in the people who make those decisions."

Etting's words caused great shock among the supporters of the reform but also among the left side of the political map, for her statement that pilots should know that they "can kill children".

Ofer Cassif, a member of the Knesset from the Hadash party, wrote on his Twitter account: "The protest of 'Brothers to Arms' and its spokesmen, such as the famous former Shin Bet agent Dvir Kariv, the son of the nationalist center, is not for democracy but for the freedom of action of war criminals while protecting against International law. There is no democracy with the murder of children. There is no democracy with ethnic cleansing and with the erasure of a people and its symbols, there is no democracy with occupation!"

Nir Avishai Cohen, former 'Breaking the Silence' spokesperson, also responded to Etting's words. "A shocking statement by Shira Etting, which points to the fighting ethics of the IDF in the territories. It is forbidden to bomb houses with children. point. It has nothing to do with who is the defense minister and who is the prime minister."

A wave of incitement against the State of Israel has also begun in the world. In the Arab world they repeated their false claims as if Israel was killing children.

0 Comments

Do not send comments that include inflammatory words, defamation, and content that exceeds the limit of good taste.

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Dozens killed and wounded while looting aid trucks in Gaza

A Gazan mob descended on aid trucks in the northern Gaza Strip, and many were trampled on or run over. In addition, the IDF fired in the direction of part of the mob moving towards them.

Arye Yoeli, JFeed Staff | 13:13

Israel-Gaza War, UAE

UAE joins airdropping of aid into Gaza Strip

The UAE Defense Ministry announced it was joining a multinational effort to airdrop aid to directly reach Gazan civilians in need.

Avi Woolf | 12:31

Israel-Gaza War, Jordan

Joke's on you: Jordanian army's air drop to Gaza lands in Israeli territory

After aid was dropped into the sea at the beginning of the week, this morning the Jordanians dropped aid packages to Gaza in Israeli territory.

JFeed Staff | 12:25

Haifa, IDF

IDF intercepts "suspicious object" headed for Haifa Bay refineries 

An unusual event in the north as rocket sirens are sounded in Rechasim and Ivtin, two villages near the refineries of Haifa Bay. 

JFeed Staff | 11:17

Russia, Moldova

War with the West on the horizon? Moldovan district asks Putin for protection

Moldova's easternmost province has declared independence and asked Russia to "protect the Russian-speaking population" in what could become another front in the country's war with the West.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 10:44

Israel-Gaza War, New Zealand

Victory for Israeli PR: Another country to label Hamas as a terrorist organization

The government in New Zealand has placed Hamas on its terror list. "The attacks on October 7 shattered the idea that the political and military arms of Hamas could be separated."

Michal Yoskovich, Jfeed Staff | 10:23

IDF, Charedim

Gantz to Gallant: "All Israeli society needs to serve"

Minister Benny Gantz responded to Defense Minister Yoav Gallant's insistence that a draft law must be supported by all members of the coalition - including the State Camp party.

JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Temple Mount, Itamar Ben Gvir

Decisions regarding Temple Mount security taken from Ben Gvir and given to war cabinet

The decision came in the wake of opposition from the State Camp party and with the support of Defense Minister Gallant.

JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

Is Hamas losing control of the southern Gaza Strip?

Gazans in the Rafah protesting merchants selling humanitarian aid - and Hamas couldn't punish either.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

IDF, Charedim, Israel-Gaza War

Gallant: Everyone needs to shoulder the burden

The Defense Minister addressed the question of drafting Charedim, stating that "the challenges we face prove: everyone has to carry the burden, all parts of the nation."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Itamar Ben Gvir, Temple Mount

Police against Ben Gvir's closing of Temple Mount to Muslim worshippers: It will set the region on fire

After discussing whether to allow Israeli Arabs to pray on the Temple Mount over Ramadan and under what conditions, and after Ben Gvir strongly opposed it - police sources claim: the decision will lead to a flare-up in Jerusalem.

JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Associated Press, Reuters

Victims of October 7 massacre sue AP and Reuters for 2.5 million NIS in Jerusalem District Court

The families of five victims of October 7 are suing AP and Reuters for the alleged participation of their employees in the massacre.

Avi Woolf | 28.02.24