Settler Violence: No Longer a Few Bad Apples

Following clashes overnight between settlers and soldiers in Yitzhar, the settler leadership can no longer claim a few extremists are responsible.

The commanders of the reserve battalion whose soldiers were attacked by settlers at Yitzhar early Tuesday were afterwards bombarded by journalists’ questions. Why didn’t you fire at the perpetrators of the rampage? How could you allow the Israel Defense Forces to be humiliated like that?