MembersMuslim doctor feels more Israeli after being tortured on Oct. 7

Dr. Tarek Abu Arar tells Israel Today about his experiences on October 7 that changed him forever.

By David Shishkoff | | Topics: Gaza, Hamas
A very common sight in Israel: Muslims pray five times a day, of course also in public and in Jewish places. Photo: Moshe Mizrachi/United Hatzalah
A very common sight in Israel: Muslims pray five times a day, of course also in public and in Jewish places. Photo: Moshe Mizrachi/United Hatzalah

On the morning of October 7, 2023, Dr. Tarek Abu Arar was on his way to a shift at Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon when he stumbled into the Hamas invasion of southern Israel. Believing he was a Jew, terrorists stopped his car and shot the good doctor. Even after speaking to them in fluent Arabic and establishing that he was a Muslim by accurately quoting from the Koran, they still branded him a traitor because, as he told us in the interview below, he’d always been a proud Israeli.

So the Hamas monsters tied Tarek to a light pole to act as a shield against an Air Force strike on their position, and then proceeded to kill every Israeli that entered the intersection. This lasted for two-and-a-half hours. All this time, Tarek was slowly bleeding to death, and suffering unimaginable mental torture as he, a doctor sworn to save lives, watched helplessly as innocent men, women and children were slaughtered before his eyes.

His experience on that Black Shabbat is already well known to most Israelis, and to many...

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One response to “Muslim doctor feels more Israeli after being tortured on Oct. 7”

  1. Johanel Rosenbaum says:

    Dear David Shishkoff, can you please open this file without membership, so that it can spread all over the world?
    Greets, Johanel

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