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On Sunday, the new government kept its promise and approved the establishment of a state commission of inquiry into the Mount Meron disaster in April. Defense Minister Benny Gantz, one of the sponsors of the cabinet resolution, stressed that “the commission’s establishment is a moral obligation to the Israeli public.” Indeed, this is an important step that shows the government is taking seriously its commitment to effect change. There will no longer be no-man’s-lands where Israeli law does not apply and the safety of whose residents the state cannot guarantee. But this moral debt to the public

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