Israel routinely employs a multi level offense against the peace process. In the eyes of the world, it is a lot of noise and self serving blather meant to support settlement expansion. No Israeli official is capable of stating any simple truths or supporting any simple values. They are all a part of a spin and propaganda campaign. This is why so many Israeli officials (and ex-officials) sound remarkably alike.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: Ex-Mossad chief: Israel-Palestinian peace talks currently impossible