The Shin Bet’s investigation revealed that the suspects were inspired by ISIS content to which they were exposed online, which led to “a deep identification” on their part with the terrorist organization’s ideas. At some point, they decided to carry out attacks in ISIS’ name.

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh called Jesus 'the first Palestinian self-sacrificing fighter from whom we learned Martyrdom-death, and who paid for his mission with his life.'