Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee spoke in favor of the settlements from behind a podium with a red and white sign which read, “Build Israel Great Again.”
The High Court has currently frozen the law, which is perhaps another indicator for a decreased likelihood in the law’s survival.
Israel should not set its settlement policy based on a terrorist attack and the tragic outcome. It should decide what it wants based on what is in the country’s best interest.
Rabbi Raziel Shevach was murdered in a terror attack on Tuesday near the West Bank outpost of Havat Gilad.
Several right-wing lawmakers echoed Liberman’s comments.
Right-wing politicians immediately welcomed the plan, which is expected to be approved by Interior Minister Arye Deri.
Police and IDF spokespeople said that there were no arrests during the evacuation, which was carried out as planned with little violence.
Will Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit’s legal opinion permitting the use of private Palestinian land lead to the approval of the Settlements Regulation Law?
Among the projects on the list is new housing for the Jewish community in Hebron.
Naftali Bennett: “I see no justification not to approve the plan at this time.”