Rabbi Mordechai Elon, head of Yeshivat Hakotel and one of the country's more
prominent religious Zionist leaders, on Thursday strongly condemned recent
rampaging conducted by anti-disengagement protesters.
"Whoever in the supposed named of love for the land is capable of a lynching is a murderer, and whoever in the name of love for the land is capable of placing spikes and pouring oil on roads is a criminal," he said.
Referring to recent violence at the Maoz Yam stronghold and in the Gaza Strip's Muasi area, Elon said that "the role of leadership at a time like this has to be very authoritative and very clear. The most dangerous thing now is to stammer.