They are religious zealots whose world view is uninfluenced by realities known to the rest of us. Israel is in big trouble and will remain in big trouble until the influence of such people is reduced to the proportion of the population they represent. Netanyahu's anti-democratic selection of a few fringe parties to make his coalition has empowered them beyond belief. Contrast this to Great Britain where the coalition is between the two parties that garnered the most votes.
Ex-FM Lieberman: Firebomb attack in Jerusalem a reminder that norm is Arab terror against Jews (Haar
from the article: Interior Minister: Israel will never freeze construction in Jerusalem