During a plenary session, MK Orit Strock (HaBayit HaYehudi)posed a parliamentary question to Defense Minister Moshe Ya`alon regarding the IDF`s intention to open roads to the Arab population in Samaria, both within and near Jewish towns as part of a `relief package.` Strock asked ”what does the `relief package` include and what is the justification for its existence during a wave of terror?”

In response, Minister Ya`alon said that the planned steps to ease conditions for Palestinians have been frozen ”due to the escalation in the security situation.”