That same day

That same day in Jerusalem –

Hours after the stabbing at the gay parade, and in a separate incident, an 18-month-old Palestinian boy was killed in a firebombing attack on his family home early Friday morning that was attributed to right-wing Jewish extremists.

Unknown assailants, suspected to be extremist Jewish settlers, firebombed the home of a Palestinian family in the northern West Bank village of Duma, killing the toddler. The parents and brother of Ali Saad Dawabsha were hospitalized and are still fighting for their lives.

Chairperson of the Zionist Union’s Knesset faction Merav Michaeli said she expected the government to tell lawmakers how it intends to curb the threat of Jewish terror attacks.

“The two terrible Jewish terror hate crimes need to be debated by the Knesset,” Michaeli said, according to a report on the Hebrew-language NRG website. “We will demand of the prime minister and the rest of the right-wing nationalist leadership to present to the Knesset activities to eliminate Jewish terror, and not empty declarations.”

The Dawabsha family’s small brick-and-cement home was gutted by fire, and a Star of David spray-painted on a wall along with the words “Revenge” and “Long live the Messiah.”

The phrases were indicative of so-called “price tag” violence — a euphemism for nationalist-motivated hate crimes by Jewish extremists.

Israeli officials swiftly condemned both incidents as hate crimes and declared the Duma attack as an act of terror.

Religious fanatics are dangerous.

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