Without a constant feeling of insecurity, Israelis would feel useless, empty and sad. Like junkies they cling to any act, any report of the security establishment, warning them about threats of imminent destruction. it is an interesting mass psychosis, food for psychologists and sociologists. It is also a sad state of affairs, a combination of paranoia and hysteria and it makes many, many victims, the Palestinian people most of all.
Israeli vehicle hit in drive-by shooting in West Bank; no casualties reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel is paranoid about pro-Palestinian activists