Israeli Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett questioned the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations in light of Monday’s stabbing of an Israeli policeman.
“We are pursuing the peace process as if there is no terror,” Bennett said. “The assertion that the Palestinian Authority is not tied to the attacks is blowing up in our faces every day.”
A Palestinian man stabbed Israeli policeman Rami Ravid in the back on Monday near the town of Geva Binyamin outside Jerusalem. Ravid had “a complex surgery that began when the knife was still lodged in his back,” said Dr. Ofer Merin of Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
“He was saved by a miracle,” Merin said, Israel Hayom reported. “The knife was close to his heart and other major blood vessels.”