The Rabbi should be commended for a tiny move towards a realization that Israel lives in 2007 not 1657. There are those people living in Israel who really are Taliban-like in their beliefs in that they want to impose their strict MAN-MADE rules on everyone. For those people it's time to start an aliyah movement to the Pakistani-Afgani border-good riddance!!
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Chief Rabbi Amar allows Shabbat work at Ben-Gurion Airport