Meretz's Gal-On rebukes government after 'heinous' Jerusalem terror attack

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 5, 2014 16:08

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On rebuked the government after a terrorist rammed into crowds near the Jerusalem light rail on Wednesday, calling for restraint from right-wing ministers in light of the situation.

"The car attack was a serious and heinous crime. Unfortunately, the 'conflict management' government continues to treat to the harsh reality in Jerusalem like shrapnel in the behind and the (government) members' responses range on the axis between ignoring the situation and provocations aimed at igniting the area," she said in a statement.

"I call on the prime minister to restrain government members - [Economy Minister Naftali] Bennett, [Foreign Minister Avigdor] Liberman and [Public Security Minister Yitzhak] Aharonovitch from rushing to agitate, incite and call cold-blooded murder," she added.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
September 20, 2018
Trump to hold meeting with Netanyahu, other leaders at UN General Assembly

By REUTERS