MIERES, SPAIN—Claiming they had received credible reports of the Michelin-starred chef’s connections to Hamas, Israel reportedly ordered a strike on World Central Kitchen founder José Andrés’ boyhood home Thursday. “Today, the Israeli military carried out a strike on the remote Spanish town of Mieres in order to eliminate the home where José Andrés was born and raised,” said U.N. military observer Manuel Ríos, adding that despite the home’s location in a region of Spain more than 2,000 miles from the zone of combat in Gaza, Israel had launched three long-range precision missiles that targeted the exact coordinates of Andrés’ childhood bedroom.

“While Israeli intelligence may have linked Chef Andrés to that location, the truth is that he had not lived at that address since he was 6 years old. And it did not stop there. Within just a few seconds of his childhood home being destroyed, several of Andrés’ restaurants, including minibar by José Andrés in Washington, D.C., and é by José Andrés in Las Vegas were also hit by Israeli missiles.” At press time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had addressed the attack, stating that Israel would launch an internal investigation into why Andrés had survived.

    • @[email protected]
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      2 months ago

      Yeah… maybe read some of his recent comments, after being on the receving end of Israels callous disregard for life.

      He blames Israel and the IDF for intentionally killing his friends and colleagues. He has been nothing but brutal and explict about their genocidal act. He has said that he believes they were targeted because they were aid workers, and has repeatedly argued his point after various Israel denials, releasing more and more detail about the events of the murders.

      His initial comments after seeing 1200 dead Israels were understandable, if short sighted. He has been unrelenting honest and direct about their actions in response.

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        62 months ago

        Fair enough, he has been quite explicit in recent times. Besides, we’ve all said things we later regret… I just did in this very thread!

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    “The IDF also struck the hospital in his hometown. A spokesman for the IDF stated, ‘The hospital strike was an honest mistake. More habit than anything. That one is 100% on us. Our bad.’”