At the Rafah UNRWA school

Carl in Jerusalem writes this morning to draw attention to his Israel Matzav post on the possible return of Pallywood yesterday at the UNRWA Rafah school. Elder of Ziyon also took at look at the scene, linking to Thomas Wictor.

Israel’s (alleged) attack on the UNRWA school in Rafah scored the condemnation of Valerie Jarrett, Samantha Power and the Obama administration yesterday. I don’t know what happened at the school; I may be mistaken, but I don’t think Jarrett, Power and the rest know either. As in all these situations, the IDF is conducting its own investigation. I would like to hear from the IDF.

Carl explains that Lenny Ben-David has put together a series of five tweets of pictures from Sunday’s IDF attack (if that is what it was) on the UNRWA school. I met Lenny when I visited Israel as a guest of America’s Voices in Israel in 2007. Through the services of tour maestro Fern Oppenheim, Lenny hosted us on a helicopter tour of Israel’s security wall that took us down to Sderot, where we visited the police station to observe its inventory of unexploded Hamas munitions that had been fired on the town. I found Lenny to be a knowledgeable host.

Carl argues that the photos compiled by Lenny show how Hamas set the attack up with that old Pallywood touch; the victims appear to have been dragged into the schoolyard so that it would look like Israel had attacked the Rafah UNRWA school that was sheltering civilians. As I say, I don’t know what happened. Submitted for your consideration, here are Lenny Ben-David’s five tweets:

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