No, beachgoers are not watching Gaza airstrikes on giant screens

A doctored ‘screenshot’ of The Times of Israel’s homepage, purporting to show the Israel Air Force raids on the Gaza Strip being screened on a beach in Tel Aviv.

A fake “screenshot” of The Times of Israel’s homepage made social media rounds over the weekend, purportedly showing a report of Israel’s airstrikes on the Gaza Strip being screened on a Tel Aviv beach.

But as most savvy news consumers already know, that screenshot was a doctored photo and the only thing Tel Aviv beachgoers are watching are sand, waves and the occasional Iron Dome interception overhead after Hamas shoots rockets at the city.
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The photo is doctored; the shot of the bombing was photoshopped onto the screen.

The original photo was actually taken over a month ago, on June 16, 2014 — not in Tel Aviv, but in Brazil.

The shot, taken by Associated Press photographer Wong Maye-E, depicts two men relaxing between games in front of a blank screen erected on the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro for fans to watch live broadcasts of the World Cup…

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How low can you get?  The pro-Palestinian crowd seems to contain a lot of people who have zero concern with truth.

Yes, I know, we already knew that.

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