Or may be as a citizen of your not so great country he decided to intervene an make statements on the current issues affecting Israel. Same as any citizen in a democratic country should be able to do. Of cause as a former prime minister his view get taken rather more seriously by the media than the average joe. Of cause the one thing in common that Jewish an Muslims extremist have in common is your lack of respect for democracy.
Netanyahu pays hospital visit to family of Palestinian infant killed in arson attack (Haaretz)
from the article: Olmert: Netanyahu leading Israel to political isolation