Stuart Winder
Times of Israel
July 29, 2013

Israel will build settlement homes in the West Bank to make up for the release of terrorists, Ayelet Shaked vowed in the Knesset on Monday, while highlighting the hypocrisy she saw in the government decision to agree to the phased release of 104 Palestinian prisoners as a means to restart peace talks.

“For every murderer who will be released, dozens of homes will be built in Judea and Samaria,” Shaked said. “That is how it has been since the dawn of Zionism. That is the concept. We build and they [the Palestinians] kill. Each one does what they are best at.”

Shaked, from the coalition’s religious-nationalist Jewish Home party, spoke during a Knesset debate on the budget, and sarcastically offered a solution to reducing the government deficit by asking why the state bothers spending so much effort and resources in apprehending terrorists if they are then released.

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