Headline From Haaretz after Yom Tov:
U.S. urges Israel to ease up on Palestinians
While affirming Israel's right to self-defense, the U.S. State Department on Monday chided Israel for imposing travel restrictions in the West Bank in the wake of a terror attack that killed three Israelis. In a message also delivered privately by Lieutenant General William Ward, the U.S. security envoy in the region, the State Department said that it condemned the attacks but continued to ask the Israeli government "to take steps to ease the daily plight of the Palestinian people."
I"m speechless. At least they waited for Shiva to end. Oh, I forgot. There was no shiva.