“They are ideologists, and it is difficult to call them criminals,” the unnamed official said.
One regional council leader told The Jewish Press several weeks ago that the youth do not listen to anyone – not even to rabbis, except for a cult leader who is totally anti-establishment.
The media establishment, rightfully so, is boiling mad that a bunch of hooligans can raid an army post and destroy virtually everything in it.
Settlers are frustrated at the behavior of the vandals and are angry that nothing has been done to get rid of them.
The parents of the crazies probably don’t even know their own children are violating secular and Torah law.
The police have not able to bring serious convictions against anyone, partly because the police in Judea and Samaria are far from the most brilliant and intelligent people on Planet Earth.
The media headlines around the world today may be just enough to wake up rabbis and leaders to put a stop to the criminal activity in the name of the ideology that the “price tag”vandals are destroying.
About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.
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