It is a fact that religion gets more fundamentalist when the believer is threatened. [Whatever the religion.] But Israel does not need this - it will make matters worse. Somehow ALL the different factions in Israeli society need to become reconciled to one another - by becoming LESS extremist and more accepting. Otherwise there will be nowhere left for the sensible moderate [possibly secular] citizen to go in the 'Jewish Republic of Israel' [thus called by Gideon Levy].
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: We should beware of the Jewish Brotherhood