Palestinian Arabs find their new (appropriate) symbol

Palestinian Arabs find their new (appropriate) symbol

Over the years, the Palestinian Arabs have had a number of symbols that they believe personify them.

Perhaps the most famous is the lost cartoon character handala:

There have been real ones over the years, including the infamous Yasser Arafat, as well as “regular folks” like “Shirley Temper” Ahed Tamimi:


and more recently, “Triple A” A’ed Abu Amro, the shirtless terrorist whose pose was as compared to An Delacroix painting:

A'ed Abu Amro

Now there is one new ones – the terrorist who shot Israeli border police St.-Sgt. Barel Shmuelic (may his memory be a blessing) in the head up close as he guarded the border:

I admit that the currently unnamed terrorist is a more appropriate symbol. He represents:

(also note the Gucci t-shirt on the reveler in “concentration camp” Gaza).

Let’s hope he turns into a dead symbol very quickly.

Keywords: Barel Shmuelic Palestinian

David Lange

Law graduate David Lange made the transition from his work in the oil and hi-tech industry to full-time advocacy in Israel. He is a respected Middle Eastern commentator and analyst who has often been quoted by the mainstream media

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