At morning prayer in the Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem, two Palestinian cousins kill four rabbis with a gun and butcher knives. An Israeli Druze policeman who halts the carnage is also killed. PA President Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu condemn the attack, while Hamas lauds the killing of Jews. Editorial analysts speculate whether the upsurge in Palestinian-Israeli violence is moving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict from a predominantly secular conflict over land and prerogatives to a theological conflict catalyzed by religious fanaticism.
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