“There is a link between waiting for a Halakhic ruling to determine whether or not a widow may eulogize her late husband and the opinion that a firing squad is preferable to hearing women singing and mosque arson. This is terrible extremism, and the government is silent because of its choice of coalition partners. The status quo has been compromised. Despite the condemnation of the violence, the escalation continues. It is a struggle for the essence of the State. Netanyahu is a brilliant speaker, but that doesn’t seem to prevent the trend of extremism," said Opposition Head Tzipi Livni.