...by our country. This is done to anger foreign powers over little things, and then somehow confuse them into ignoring the bigger things Israel is doing that they don't like. Wayward husbands do these kinds of things all the time, then they 'return' from their little peccadilloes, and cover up their bigger transgressions. It's kind of like changing the subject when you get into trouble. Pretty smart really.
Police arrest 18-year-old Palestinian suspected in Old City stabbing (Haaretz)