The Fact-checker: An ultra-Orthodox MK Says He Loves Mankind. Does He Really?

MK Israel Eichler is said that hate crimes like the 'price tag' attack in Abu Ghosh are the result of incitement to hatred. In light of that insight, here are some of his own past remarks.

“The attack on the residents of Abu Ghosh is a terrible wrong from the human point of view. There is an Israeli-Arab conflict that has been going on for 100 years, but if we’d been able not to develop this war 100 years ago but to find a way to live together, we would have spared ourselves much anguish. The Knesset must request of everyone: Do not harm innocent people, no matter who they are. It’s...