The Sefardi right-wing Zionist Orthodox Chief Rabbi of Sefat Shmuel Eliyahu is a well-known racist, and now Eliyahu has offered his halakhic opinion on terrorism. Not the terrorism of Jews against sleeping Palestinians – that Eliyahu enables (even if he does not publicly support it outright).
No, the terrorism Eliyahu issued a ruling on is Palestinian terrorism against Jews. And according to Ha'aretz, Eliyahu ruled that absent special circumstances, all Palestinian terrorists who are captured by Israel should be killed by the IDF or security forces and any soldier or policeman who allows one of these terrorists to live should be put on trial:
The chief rabbi of Safed, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, who has attracted attention in the past over his anti-Arab statements, called on Thursday evening for soldiers and police to be put on trial if they allow perpetrators of terrorist attacks who are then apprehended to remain alive.
In a post on his Facebook page, purportedly written in response to a question, he said that such terrorists must not be allowed to survive out of concern that they may later be released [in a lopsided prisoner exchange] and kill again, but he added that it should be done by legal means, and if a terrorist is a “ticking bomb” who has information that will save lives, he…must [be allowed] remain alive [so security forces can get that information from him].…