A Tisha B’Av of Home Demolitions and Midnight Raids

Mahmoud Nawajaa and two of his children not long before the kids had to watch their dad dragged away, blindfolded and handcuffed, at 3 AM by Israeli soldiers

In the middle of the night, and in front of his three young children, Israeli forces raided the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa and arrested him. It was around 3 AM in Abu Qash, a small village near Ramallah when, according to Mahmoud’s wife, Ruba Alayan, “Around 50 soldiers were there. They broke the doors and the locks, and they covered Mahmoud’s eyes, handcuffed him, and also took his computer and some…