Assailants have more ambitious aims than in the past, such as destabilizing the country and establishing a new regime to be based on Jewish law.
During the first intifada, settlers didn't dare enter the village of Duma, the site of last weekend's deadly arson attack. But for two decades the locals have been unprotected.
Non-binding resolution could cause Israel great diplomatic damage, focus international attention on Israel’s nuclear program and prompt further IAEA action.
A feeling of internal grievance has thus been added to the post-traumatic stress everyone is experiencing. And in such a situation, much of the anger and trauma are directed inward.