In Israel, Addressing the Extreme Right’s Violence Isn’t a High Priority

The public security minister has described attacks by settlers on army outposts as 'terror,’ but that’s just lip service.

To borrow from the cliche, it was the puncture that broke the camel’s back. On Sunday, Col. Yoav Yarom visited the settlement of Yitzhar, part of preparations for him to be succeeded as Samaria Brigade chief by Lt. Col. Shai Kleper. After the two men met with Yehuda Liebman, a resident of the settlement and a lieutenant colonel in the reserves, the two went outside and discovered that

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