Haaretz cartoon, December 6, 2022.

Haaretz Cartoon

Haaretz Editorial

Slowly but surely, Bezalel Smotrich has managed to transfer sovereignty over the occupied territories into the settlers’ hands, granting himself the status of head of Israel’s governance over the West Bank. For this to happen, Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu and his senior partner concocted a new department at the Defense Ministry.