"After the awful murder, I asked that the prime minister approve Havat Gilad in the most legal way, and that the people who live there be granted all the rights that the citizens of Israel deserve, as they serve in the IDF and fulfill all their obligations as citizens".
"The government will today regularize the status of Havat Gilad to allow the continuance of normal life there", he said during a weekly cabinet meeting. "Whoever thinks that through the reprehensible murder of a resident of Havat Gilad, a father of six, he can break our spirit and weaken us is making a bitter mistake".
The Israeli military did not comment on the raid.
Full recognition of the outpost, however, which unlike established Israeli settlements is considered illegal under Israeli law, still faces a number of legal and bureaucratic obstacles.
Tamimi, who turned 17 in prison last week, was charged with assault and incitement after she slapped and punched two Israeli soldiers in her West Bank village in December.
On January 9, Israel ordered a sweeping crackdown in the West Bank after the shooting death of the Israeli rabbi. Critics see their expansion as complicating peace efforts.
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The number of people suffering from anxiety and depression has increased over recent years along with suicide rates. No one should be made to feel ashamed or isolated due to their mental health.
The anti-settlement Peace Now group said the move to legalise the settlement is a "cynical exploitation of the murder". The school served almost 30 third and fourth grade students who were moved to a nearby guesthouse and barbershop to continue classes.
At this point the community will have to start jumping through numerous bureaucratic hoops to move forward, but that most important first official threshold has finally been crossed.
"Children should not be left without classrooms", it said in a statement. "This is our response; they murder and we build", Zar said. "This is the essence of the government's policy", he said. Israeli officials have sought to take advantage of this. Israel has imposed severe restrictions on Palestinian development in this area, home to dozens of Israeli settlements.
Israel has demolished EU-funded schools in the past that failed to obtain the required permits from authorities.
During the night, IDF forces detained a suspected collaborator who assisted the perpetrators of the attack, and the IDF, together with the security forces, said that it would continue to act against anyone who assisted the wanted person in any way and would continue to act to protect the security of the residents of Israel.