The new measures allow the detention without trial of Israeli citizens suspected of political violence against Palestinians and harsher interrogations — measures previously reserved largely for Palestinian suspects.
Several alleged leaders of Jewish extremist groups have since been detained, though none have been publicly accused of direct involvement in the attack.
Henry Austin is a London-based editor and reporter for NBC News Digital.
Lawahez Jabari is a producer based in Tel Aviv. She has covered the Middle East conflict — on both the Israeli and Palestinian sides — for more than a decade.