Violent clashes occurred earlier today along Israel’s border with the Gaza strip when Hamas government incited civilians to storm the fence, a call that was heeded by as many as 13 thousand Gazans. Rioters burned tires and pelted Israeli troops deployed along the internationally recognized border with homemade explosives and Molotov cocktails. In response to the violence an IDF aircraft attacked two Hamas outposts. At three seprate points along the border fence there were brief incursions by Gazan residents into Israeli territory. According to the Hamas ministry of health, one woman, 43 year old Amal Mustafa Ahmad A-Thrasi was killed and 25 others were wounded. An IDF soldier was lightly injured by rocks thrown at him by Arab rioters and was evacuated for treatment. IDF spokesperson released a statement saying that Israeli forces were responding to the violent rioting with “non-lethal means of crowd control as well as live fire in accordance with standing orders”.
Baruch Pletner is an entrepreneur, a scientist, an inventor, and a private pilot. He is passionate about education, the outdoors, and the war on globalism. Baruch holds a PhD degree from the Technion in Haifa, Israel and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston. Born in Kiev to Zionist parents, Baruch spent the first ten years of his life in the Soviet Union getting an education in the evils of communism. Though both of his grandfathers were killed defending the USSR against Nazi invaders, Baruch was a victim of rampant anti-Semitism from as long as he can remember, making his departure for Israel in 1973 a very welcome event. In Israel, Baruch served in the Air Force as a Fire Control Officer in a HAWK surface to air missile battery and took part in the First Lebanon War. While his career in engineering took him to Boston, Baruch has remained an ardent Zionist and supporter of the Jewish Nation, the Torah, and the Land of Israel. Fluent in three languages and a student of history and the classics, Baruch has been writing for tsarizm.com as the Hi-Tech Traditionalist for a number of years, covering the war on globalism, Russia, and Israel. Baruch resides in Prince Edward Island, Canada, with his wife of 33 years and their two dogs and one cat.