Israel wants to avoid the liklihood of a war with the combined forces of Iran and Syria in the not so distant future. The obvious strategy is to provoke a war with Syria sometime soon. I think that Israel will get that war with Syria, but on the timetable preferred by Syria and Iran, and not that of Israel.
Israeli soldier lightly wounded after being hit by car south of Hebron (Haaretz)
from the article: Syria: Israel is spreading false reports in order to justify war