WATCH: Restaurants In “Concentration Camp” Gaza


Inspired by the old Gaza mall photos, I have featured on this blog various facilities from Gaza, with the aim of providing readers with a glimpse into the real Gaza, which is anything but a concentration camp as some claim.

My point is not that there is no hardship in Gaza, but rather that the situation is a far cry from what is being presented by the palestinians, their supporters and the mainstream media.

MEMRI TV has translated a recently-broadcast BBC Arabia TV report on restaurants in Gaza.

It needs to be seen to be believed. Highlights include:

  • The food. Man, it looks delicious
  • A man in a Dubai hat claiming the people of Gaza love life (I assume he is referring to the x% that don’t support or actively send their children or themselves into Israel to blow themselves up or otherwise commit a terror attack expecting to be killed)
  • “Dubai” continuing to explain the scenes we are seeing are “a way to escape the bitter reality of the people of Gaza” (you can’t make this stuff up)
  • The woman who clearly had a lot of plastic surgery
  • 100 shekels for 3 coffees or $250-$300 for 3 dinners (way more than most Israelis would spend)

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, Aussie Dave is founder and managing editor of Israellycool. He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and single malt whisky.