Israeli forces arrest father and brother of Palestinian behind stabbing attack in East Jerusalem, as well as two Palestinian suspects in Thursday's West Bank shooting.
Israelis and Palestinians are clearly standing on a slippery slope. Further incidents could release violent energies that both sides have generally managed to keep on a low flame.
The broad deployment of police is only effective insomuch as it quickly ends violence that erupts, but it doesn't prevent it.
From Western liberalism and prisons around the world to Doris Lessing and David Grossman, here's what ten contributors to Haaretz’s weekly Hebrew books supplement will be reading this coming year.