When their religious faith weakens, so does their moral strictness.
When I was a lad we used to suffer from the frequent visits of missionaries who often canvassed our neighborhood, presumably because of the large number of Jewish families whose souls could be saved there.
Rumors were rife about Israeli soldiers hurriedly burying bodies - getting rid of the evidence of their foul deeds, and that Israeli soldiers were using 'Palestinian' children as human shields.
Believe me, if you dare, when I tell you that these Christian Zionists are the most sincere supporters of Israel I've ever met. Bar none.
I thought about other soldiers in the Israeli army, an army that insisted on going from booby-trapped house to booby trapped house in the terrorist stronghold of Jenin they jokingly call a "refugee camp."
With huge funding - courtesy of the United States Europe and Israel - it has also had plenty of time and resources to prove itself.
Could you imagine any Jew excusing anybody else who committed anything like Clinton's array of wrongdoings and crimes?
Most Israelis now want "to teach the Arabs a lesson they won't forget," but they are also prepared to uproot most of the settlements.