Since before its modern independence, Israel has tried to seize every opportunity to make peace with its neighbors. Conversely, Israel’s enemies have tried to seize every opportunity to destroy the Jewish state, no matter its concessions. Yet through it all, the Israelis have maintained their moral clarity.

After the horrific incident Thursday morning in which a Palestinian terrorist butchered a 13-year-old Jewish girl in her bed, Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas and other Palestinian leaders have so far remained silent and continue to incite against Israel.