The country’s leaders are realizing that unpunished settler rampages are compromising Israel’s international standing.
The rationale behind religious extremism
"In order for our society to be able to plead innocence, we must do everything possible so that these despicable acts will not be repeated."
In the wake of the murders of Shira Banki and Ali Dawabsha, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon’s vow to crack down on Jewish terrorism certainly seems warranted.
"With the stroke of the defense minister’s pen, three young Israelis were hauled away by police, denied due process and the right to a fair trial, and tossed into prison."