It is only of recent years that European nations have come across any sense of challenge to their national cultural unity, or to their sense of safety and security. Israel has lived with this since foundation in 1948. And ALSO neighbours at war with it, seeking to end it's state existence. The stresses that have built up in Europe indicate that lectures to Israel on it's human rights and on the occupation were easier in the past. Today and more so tomorrow, there is the sense that there is the citing of a foreign setting, because the home scene is getting disturbing. Not just in the Netherlands wessels.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: The missing Arab issue