Minister of Transport and Cabinet Member MK Bezalel Smotrich (Yamina) issued this statement following the terror attack at Ein Buvin spring near the Dolev settlement, 17 miles north-west of Jerusalem, that so far has left three Israelis, one of them critical (Update: Rena Shnerb has died from her wounds):
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“While we are busy in Iran and the Gaza border, precious Jewish lives are being hurt one week after another in Judea and Samaria.
“This must stop!
“Mr. Prime Minister, it’s time to exact a price.
“The terrorists are backed by the Palestinian Authority, they are seen as heroes by their community serve soft jail sentences.
“We must dismantle the PA which incites terror, their hopes must be cut off, and we must once again assume responsibility and apply sovereignty in all of Judea and Samaria.
“We must also adopt the recommendations of the committee that was established by Minister Erdan, and downgrade conditions of the terrorists in security prisons.
“The checkpoints in Judea and Samaria must be restored immediately.
“Maintaining the quality of life of the Arabs is not worth losing one Jew to murder.
“The voices of our brothers, sisters, children and parents cry out of the ground, and it cannot continue!”