Shit Bet chief warns settlers endangered by Jewish anti-Palestinian rampage

In a stormy meeting Tuesday, National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Dvir faced a barrage of criticism from the prime minister, the defense minister and Shin Bet security service chief for inaction against Jewish rampages against Palestinian villages. Been-Gvir responded by rapping Binyamin Netanyahu and President Itzhak Herzog for apologizing to the Palestinian Authority. Defense Minister Yoav Gallant: “It is forbidden for us to emulate the behavior of our enemies. You must never say ‘The Arabs do it, so why shouldn’t we?” Ronen Bar warned of a Palestinian boomerang against the settlers. While the IDF, the Shin Bet and the Israeli police earlier jointly condemned the settler attacks as “nationalist terrorism”, no further steps were approved at the Tuesday meeting.

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