There maybe record building under this so called freeze, it is mainly smoke and mirrors but it could stop or slow down foreign Jews from coming to Israel. The foreign Jews have been the strongest driving force in the settlements with Religious groups and Israeli seeking low cost of living making up the rest. Make the cost of living higher in settlements than in Israel proper then most the building would stop.
Three wounded in suspected car-ramming attack in West Bank (Haaretz)
from the article: Likudniks blast 'enemy of the Jews' Obama over settlement freeze