Israel Must Apply Rule of Law to Jewish Revenge Vigilantes

There is no moral equivalent between Israel’s rule of law and Hamas’ rule of terror: Every country has its vigilantes, but where Israel pursues them, Hamas celebrates the killers.

Vigilante revenge murders, of the kind apparently carried out against 16 year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, are the antithesis of the rule of law. No just society can tolerate such lawlessness. The Israeli government has acted appropriately in...