Proud father shows the graduation certificate of his daughter in front of their demolished house which was bombed in an Israeli raid. Despite the war, the 7-year siege of Gaza, intermittent electricity and water, Palestinians continue to study and succeed. Source: Tareq Al Farra via Twitter (Aug. 2014).
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- A graduation ceremony was held in a downtown Gaza park Thursday night, complete with proud parents taking videos. But it wasn't a high school event -- despite how young some of the boys are. It was the latest class trained by Hamas to kill Israelis.
Udi Segal, a 19 year-old Israeli from Kibbutz Tuval, was supposed to be drafted into the Israeli military on Monday, July 28, 2014. Despite the law obligating him, like most other Jewish Israelis his age, to join the military after graduating high school, Udi refused and was sentenced to 20 days in military prison. Read more: http://972mag.com/watch-israeli-teen-refuses-to-serve-in-army-likely-to-face-jail-time/94538/