The incident in Mecca needs to be used for education. While Israel wants to have normal relations with the Islamic world, there is also much to learn about this new relationship.
The Saudi Public Prosecution is working to take necessary procedures against the Israeli journalist as well.
Israel's Regional Cooperation Minister Esawi Frej (Meretz), who is Muslim himself, called the incident "a stupid thing to do and take pride in."
Will the new Channel 14's ideological bend keep it from being accepted into mainstream Israeli television culture?
Roup has been suspended from live TV broadcasting as a result of the incident, with Channel 13 saying that "this conduct is inappropriate and the case is being handled."
The board of directors of Channel 13 unanimously decided Sunday to appoint journalist Aviram Elad as CEO of the company.
Multiple reporters from KAN News, N12 and Channel 13 have been attacked in recent days as organized groups of right-wing extremists have taken to the streets for acts of retributive violence.
The decision is pending regulatory approvals.
If the elections were held today, the right wing-haredi bloc would receive 65 mandates, and could largely reform the 2015 government.
Poll finds Bennett could form government without Likud, haredi parties, Arabs