Israel has problems, but violent crime isn’t really one of them. The media unintentionally provides the best evidence of that.
Arab family of five shot dead as crime rates in Israel soar – Reuters
Five members of an Arab family were shot dead in their home in Israel, police said on Wednesday, in the latest in a wave of crime-related killings in Israel’s Arab communities that has reached a new peak this year.
Reuters predictably tries to blame Arab Muslim clan violence on Israel.
More than 180 Arab citizens in Israel have been killed in crime-related violence since January – a seven-year high – in a spate of killings that have continued unchecked, drawing accusations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s religious-nationalist government was ignoring the bloodshed.
Arab Muslim villages are no-go zones and the locals don’t cooperate with Israeli police. Israel can’t magically solve murders in no-go zones. And these aren’t so much murders as disputes, clan rivalries and such.
What does Israel’s murder rate look like without the Arab Muslim colonial population?
The number of homicides among non-Arab Israelis has risen by more than 50 percent since the start of 2023, up from 26 at the same time last year to 40 so far this year.
This spike in killings parallels the crime wave engulfing Israel’s Arab community, which has already seen a record 163 people killed so far this year.
Among non-Arabs – including Jews – 66 percent of cases have seen the perpetrator brought to justice, in contrast to just 10 percent in the Arab community, where many known killers still walk free.
Haaretz, a leftist anti-Israel paper, is trying to hype the numbers as much as it can, but that’s in a nation of 9.3 million. New York City, which is a bit smaller, had hundreds of murders.
Israel has a Jewish population of a little over 7 million. It has 40 murders among “non-Arabs” which includes Jews and potentially a bunch of others.
40 murders for over 7 million people. Hell of a crime rate. Up from 26 too.
Israelis, if you believe the media, are horrible warmongers who live to oppress and kill. Yet their murderous proclivities are up there with a small English village (the real kind, not the fictional kind where someone is always being murdered.)
Israel doesn’t have a murder problem. It has a violent outside population problem.