January 06, 2009

Israeli ornithologists in action

A tower of white smoke rose from the northern Gaza town of Beit Hanoun after another Israeli bombardment Monday morning, and a half-dozen
Israelis, perched on a dusty hilltop, gazed at the scene like armchair military strategists. Avi Pilchick took a long swig of Pepsi and propped a foot on the plastic patio chair he had carried up the hillside to watch the fighting. "They are doing good," Pilchick, 20, said of Israeli forces battling Palestinian militants in Gaza, "but they can do more. ( Angry Arab )

Avi Pilchick (seated, foreground in white shirt) observes military operations in the Gaza Strip along with other Israeli civilians from a hilltop in Sderot, Israel, on Jan. 5. (MCT image via Newscom)

And this is what they see:

And another one: Reuters, sraelis look out towards the northern Gaza Strip from a hill near the southern town of Sderot during an air strike January 1, 2009.


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