Israeli Authorities Fight Back Against Country’s Endemic Violence

The Jerusalem Post reports that Israeli authorities are trying to fight back against the violence that has become endemic in the country. Internal Security Minister Yizhak Aharonovich said violence has become “routine” despite the efforts of police. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said he considers violence and bullying to be a sort of internal terrorism and that his government would follow a policy of “zero tolerance to violence, both verbal and physical”. Prime Minister Netanyahu presented a plan for change that includes harsher punishments, increased police presence on the streets and limiting alcohol sales..

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