A case of silent rape in Tel Aviv

Where is the outrage?

Jack Engelhard,

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The first crime was the rape, as told here from Arutz Sheva’s news service. The second crime was the attempted cover-up by police to protect the sensitive feelings of Arabs and Israeli leftists, since those were Arabs who were being charged with gang-raping a 20-year-old mentally ill Israeli woman in Tel Aviv. 

Listen to Likud MK Nava Boker react after a 10-day gag order was finally lifted: “I was shocked twice today, once because of this awful rape, and a second time because the police decided to hide the case.” So here was one voice against the conspiracy of silence.

Now listen to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu as he blasts worldwide journalism for a news blackout over an iniquity so depraved.

We can use more outrage in a world where rape is becoming the new normal and silence the preferred response.

We’re dealing with savagery, of a kind that is old and new in Islam’s use (rather misuse) of women to assert Islamic dominance.

Fortunately, in contrast, we heard from MK Boker, and we’ve heard from Ayaan Hirsi Ali whose film “Submission” was aptly named as a cry against Islam’s treatment of women. Her co-producer Theo van Gogh was murdered for telling the truth – a truth the world would rather not know.

If a tree falls in the forest but nobody hears it, did it make a sound? If a woman gets sexually assaulted but it makes no news, did it happen?
They’d rather not know about it in Rotherham and other parts of England where an Islamic rape epidemic still goes on even under the nose of the Muslim mayor of London. Neither do they want to hear about it in Sweden, Norway, Germany and France where the figures are staggering – if only the police and the governments would release those figures.

But they’d rather we didn’t know. If a tree falls in the forest but nobody hears it, did it make a sound? If a woman gets sexually assaulted but it makes no news, did it happen? Yes it happened to the victim whether in Tel Aviv or any place where Islam chooses sexual violence as a form of conquest.

To echo MK Boker – where is the outrage?

In Europe, men have turned to jelly, and along the continent women who know what’s in store for them still support the migration. Back to Sweden, there we find women parading with signs demanding open borders, more migrants, even as statistics prove that one in four of them will fall victim to rape.

So instead of outrage, what we’ve got here is total insanity.

Back here in the United States, Donald Trump is correctly going after the Clintons for Bill’s particular misbehavior going back some 20 years.

But Trump is also going after Hillary for downplaying her husband’s alleged crimes against women. Some might call this her act of submission.

Nonsense, says Hillary, who dismisses Trump’s rape allegation as “an old story.”

Simple question. Is there such a thing as an old rape?

Seems to me that a sexual assault that took place yesterday is as painful as a sexual assault that took place 20 years ago.

Or five years ago – which brings us to CBS correspondent Lara Logan who was sexually brutalized in 2011 covering the “Arab Spring” in Egypt.

Does she forgive or forget? Not at all!

Appearing last week as a contestant on the quiz show “Jeopardy,” she told of her experience, and told it not as a victim.

She announced that such savagery was common in that part of the world and that she, for one, was not going to remain silent.

That took courage.

“What would happen if Jews raped Arabs?” asked Israeli MK Boker in a land where about a fifth of the citizenry are Arab.

That boldly spoken outage, that too took courage. Where is the rest of the world?

New York-based bestselling American novelist Jack Engelhard writes a regular column for Arutz Sheva. He is the author of the international bestseller “Indecent Proposal.” NEW:  Fiction about a celebrity who resembles Megyn Kelly, “News Anchor Sweetheart.”  Hardcover and soft cover coming in June. Now here on Kindle. Engelhard is the recipient of the Ben Hecht Award for Literary Excellence. Website: www.jackengelhard.com