Apr 21, 20 the theaters job is to peel away stereotypes. The journey of ezzeldeen abu alaish asharq alawsat. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a gynaecologist at sheba medical center, tel hashomer, in central israel, had been trapped in gaza, where his family lives, since the israeli offensive began. Gaza doctor who lost 3 girls in shelling wants answers. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, whose 3 children were killed during last autumns israeli attacks on gaza, has been nominated to receive this years nobel peace prize. Palestinian doctor ezzeldeen abu alaish was giving israels channel 10 his daily account from inside the war zone in gaza when three of his daughters were killed in an israeli attack. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a palestinian gynecologist who practiced medicine in israel and gaza, and who was well known to. People heard the incident unfold as abu alaish was doing a live television.
Abu alaish,a peace activist and a palestinian doctor in gaza, openly spoke to israeli television as his community was being invaded by the israeli forces. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a palestinian doctor who trained in israel, has been a regular fixture on israeli television during the 21dayold war against hamas militants, bringing witness accounts of the medical crisis facing gazans to israeli living rooms. Who was the last person to win the nobel peace prize answers. Ezzeldeen grew up on the streets of the camp, listening to stories from his father and others about their. The main street in gaza, salah eldeen road, runs along the entire. Ezzeldeen abu alaish loses three daughters and a niece in gaza. The second figure is ezzeldeen abu alaish, a doctor from jebalia who lost his three daughters in an idf strike.
The incident would not have come to the attention of israeli public opinion but for the fact that the gaza physician is known in israel. Gaza doctors tragedy caught on israeli tv 17 jan 09 youtube. When the doctor, whose name can also be written as ezzeldeen abu alaish, learned about his daughters deaths, he called an israeli news anchor who was a. Dr ezzeldeen abu alaish has been a regular fixture on israeli tv during the war in the gaza strip. These are things we havent encountered in such force in the israeli media in the midst of a. Ezzeldeen abu alaish was born in the jabalia refugee camp in northern gaza on 3 february 1955. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a gynecologist from gaza who lost three of his eight children and a niece over the weekend in idf shelling, said he is still expecting an explanation from defense.
Doctor who became a media voice on gaza attacks loses 3. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a gazan doctor who lost his three daughters to idf fire during israels offensive in the strip, has been nominated for a nobel peace prize. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a former physician at the sheba medical center in tel aviv who lost three daughters and a niece to an israel defense force tank shell during operation cast lead 20082009 in the jabaliya camp in northern gaza strip. We dont know the story of ezzeldeen abu alaish, we only know its end. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a palestinian doctor who trained in israel, bursts into tears friday as he is brought in tel hashomer hospital in tel aviv, israel, after he was evacuated from from gaza. Ezzeldeen abu alaish was broadcast live on tv, the palestinians pain moving even the israeli prime minister to tears the family of dr. Israeli attack kills three daughters of gaza doctor. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a palestinian doctor and peace activist who trained in israel, travels with his son abdullah, 6, on jan. Palestinian doctor appeals for end to killing after losing. He is a 55yearold physician known to both palestinians and israelis, and because of his sufferings, he is now known to the entire world. Palestinian doctor, peace advocate recounts israeli attack. Two of abu alaishs daughter are hospitalized at the barzilai medical center in ashkelon and the sheba medical center at tel hashomer in serious. Izzeldin abuelaish dalla lana school of public health.
To judge things by two eyes and that the coin has two sides, and that there is a nation, a palestinian people in gaza, who are waiting to get their rights and their chances. He worked at palestinian and israeli hospitals, and gave commentary on israeli tv about the medical crises facing gazans. Doctors anguish stirs ugly debate among israelis the. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, who has been working in israeli hospital for many years.
Gaza doctors tragedy caught on israeli tv 17 jan 09. In his report, he called for help as his house was attacked. Gaza doctor who lost 3 daughters demands explanation from. Israelitrained gaza doctor loses three daughters and niece to idf tank shell. Palestinian doctor ezzeldeen abu alaish was giving israels channel 10 his daily account from inside the war zone in gaza when three of his. Gaza war doctor grieves over the death 3 daughters ctv news. Grieving gaza doctor nominated for nobel april 6, 2009 news ezzeldeen abu alaish, a palestinian doctor who lost his three daughters in the israeli war on gaza strip, has been nominated for the nobel peace prize in recognition of his efforts to promote peace between palestinians and israelis. A prominent palestinian gynaecologist who works in israel and lives in gaza, and who is a long term supporter of arabisraeli coexistence, lost three daughters in air attacks on his home at the end of last week.
Together, they had raised eight children, and made a remarkable impact upon all of israel. Three of his daughters and a niece were killed by an israeli shell which struck his house, and he returned to gaza to collect his remaining children. The first israeli tank shell to strike the thirdfloor apartment of dr. Youd have to be a cold and heartless person not to sympathize with the sorrow felt by dr. Abu alaish the gaza physician i spoke with on live tv immediately after a shell struck his house and caused the death of his daughters and he. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a 55yearold gynecologist who had accepted a post at the university of toronto, sobbed as he reported the deaths shortly after. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a gynecologist from gaza who works in israel, lost three of his eight children in an israel defense forces shelling, channel 10 reported friday. Ezzeldeen abu alaish is a palestinian doctor, trained in israel, educated at harvard and kings college.
Ezzeldeen abu alaish discovers his daughters have just been killed. Israel kills top palestinian islamic jihad militant in gaza bbc news. Abu alaish is a known peace activist who studied the affects of. The 55 year old physician, ezzeldeen abu alaish, lost his three children in a most viscous way, when israeli shells hit his house, crushing and suffocating all those inside. In this clip he is on the phone with veteran israeli. Israelitrained gaza doctor loses three daughters and. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, right, a palestinian doctor and peace activist who trained in israel and became a regular fixture on israeli television, shows his emotion as he says goodbye to an unidentified woman, just before traveling to israel with his children at the erez crossing, in. Before a ceasefire took hold sunday in gaza, the tragedy of dr. His family was expelled from the al hawj village which would later become part of farmland owned by former israeli prime minister, ariel sharon. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, who formerly worked at soroka medical center in beer sheva and now works at the sheba medical center in tel aviv, protested the army shelling at a press conference at. We have no idea what its like living 80 kilometers from tel aviv, says shay pitowski, director of the play i shall not hate currently being staged by habima the play is based on the autobiography of dr. The girls father, ezzeldeen abu alaish, once worked in an israeli hospital. Baha abu alata died along with his wife when a missile hit their home, the group said. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a leading palestinian advocate of peace, had been talking in their gaza apartment about their impending move to toronto where their father was to take up a teaching fellowship.
I want to know why my daughters were harmed, ezzeldeen abu alaish said on channel 10. Shell fired by idf tank in jabalya area hits family of dr. Two of his daughters evacuated to medical centers in israel. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, whose 3 children were killed during last autumns israeli attacks on gaza, has been nominated to. Four of their children and a neighbour were reportedly injured. Israel admits killing 3 palestinian girls in gaza voice. Dr ezzeldeen abu alaishs daughters were killed during the military assault when israeli forces fired on his home. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, who told israeli television viewers in fluent hebrew that he lost three daughters and a niece to an israeli tank shell during the fighting in gaza, has managed to finally penetrate the layer of cast lead that has sealed the ears of the israeli public since the gaza operation began. Israel reports on 3 girls shelling deaths the denver post. He reported the suffering there in nightly interviews with israels.
Gaza war doctor grieves 3 daughters world news mideast. Harper rejects appeal to treat wounded gaza children. Ezzeldeen abu alaish rests his head on his son abdullah, 6, in a car near his house in jebaliya, in the northern gaza strip, jan. Riz khan takes a closer look at the human toll of the war. Grieving gaza doctor nominated for nobel palestine chronicle.
Ezzeldeen abu alaishs three dead daughters unfolded live on israeli television. Mediator of palestine armisticeawarded the nobel peace. Abu alaish received a letter from the nobel committee officially declaring him a nominee for the prestigious award. Ten years ago, new internationalist magazine august 2002 cover page depicted a picture of a palestinian boy with a handful of stones in his hand. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, as well as a niece, were killed and two other daughters were wounded when two tank shells hit the familys home. This should haunt israeli ehud prime minister olmert his entire life. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, 55, has denied there were any militants in his house. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, a gynecologist from gaza who works in israel,is waiting on the phone listening to the news team,that he gets the news his daughters have just been killed by idf tanks. Ezzeldeen abu alaish right, a palestinian doctor who trained in israel, bursts into tears as he is brought in tel hashomer hospital in tel aviv, israel late friday jan. Ezzeldeen abu alaish had worked in israeli hospitals for more than 20 years and became a familiar and trustworthy voice during the war as he gave phone interviews to israeli tv and radio about. Ezzeldeen abu alaish, an israelitrained palestinian doctor who is also known as a peace activist and promoter of joint israelipalestinian projects, sobbed during a press conference given by. Throughout the 21day war, abu alaish has brought accounts of wars tragedy to israeli living rooms, making him for many the voice of palestinian suffering. The event was covered live when alaish called shlomi eldar, who was then a news reporter for channel 10, and cried for help on the phone. Ezzeldeen abu alaish loses three daughters and a niece in gaza by ck on 1172009.600 543 126 233 1009 811 1163 256 468 1215 1474 543 1530 1047 1230 1290 211 1198 52 1150 736 53 1164 1518 1383 1437 16 150 1356 137 995 1223 326 424 493 425 1378 633 333 1061 203 276 293