Farfur the Mouse Gets Martyred
I found myself on tenth and Washinton this morning stopped in to my favorite fallafel spot on the beach, Pita Plus. Five bucks gets you an awesome sandwich with all the trimmins. The place is run by a really nice bunch of Israeli guys who tend to take their sweet time making your sweet fallafel.
While I waited, I happened to pick up a copy of the IsraPost, Florida’s eleven year old Jewish weekly. The paper moslty consists of long opinionated screeds but, in flipping through the pages, I found this gem.
That’s right girls and boys, Farfur the mouse is now kicking it with God, eating dates and being rubbed down by a gaggle of virgins. He made it to martyrdom!
For those who don’t know (or didn’t click on the link), Farfur the mouse is a Disney knock-off created for a Hamas-run television network to espouse hateful propoganda. In the past, the Palestinian Minister of Information had responded to Israeli complaints by vowing to take his show, Tomorrow’s Pioneers, off the air. But, instead, the show’s creators decided to martyr the motherfucker by having an Israeli interrogator beat the mouse to death for the deed to his grandfather’s land. Keep in mind, Farfur is in a giant mouse costume during the course of this entire interaction.
To quote the IsraPost article (all absence of syntax is due to verbatim quotation):
The following are excerpts from the final episode ‘Farfur in interrogation.’ Israeli interrogator: ‘Sit down Farfur…Farfur, we want to buy the land, we will give you a lot of money. You will get a lot of money and we will take the documents.’ Farfur: ‘No! We will not sell our lands to terrorists!’ Interrogator: ‘Farfur! I want you to give me the documents, give me the documents!’ Farfur: ‘I’m not giving the documents! Not giving! Not giving!’ Interrogator: ‘Farfur!!! [Visiual: interrogator beats Farfur] Farfur! Hand me the documents, Farfur!’ Farfur: ‘I am not handing them to criminals, to terrotists!’ Interrogator: ‘You call us terrorists, Farfur?! Visual: Interrogator beasts farfur again Take this! Take this!’ Farfur: ‘Stop! Stop!'The young viewers did not actually witness his demise, rather it is explained, later, through a third party. Here’s that link again. I tried to call the editor of the IsraPost, Doron Amir, to ask if “The Hamas Mouse is MARTYRED!” was the best article they ever wrote, but he was unavailable for comment. --Calvin Godfrey