Thou shalt not murder

Felipe Bris Abejon, a student at UCLA University in Los Angeles, drew a cartoon with the text: “Israel passes law legalizing seizing any Palestinian land.” Beneath it, he sketched “The Sixth Commandment – Do not steal” with the word “not” crossed through. Beneath that we see the seventh commandment: “Do not murder” and alongside it, Benjamin Netanyahu, with a text balloon saying “#7 is next.”

Caricatures and cartoons against Israel aren’t new. Accusations claim land theft, poisoning of wells, or murder under various guises, all frequently voiced against Israel. But it’s impossible to ignore cases where the claims contradict themselves so ridiculously as this one. And that’s true of Felipe who obviously wasn’t listening too closely in Bible lessons at school….

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