Since then, four of the hundreds of attacks of cold steel and firearms, explosive devices, and collisions of cars in Israel and the West Bank of the Jordan river was killed more than 50 Israelis and a few foreigners.
Thousands of Israelis and Palestinians work side by side in the industrial zone, which includes some 160 factories.
Barkan has been touted as a rare example of Israeli-Palestinian coexistence.
The Palestinian used a homemade gun in the attack, known locally as a Carlo, according to Conricus.
"I call on the Palestinian leadership to condemn this murderous attack and to use the forces at their disposal to capture the terrorist and those who aided him", Rivlin declared.
"We grieve today as we part from Kim Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi, may their memories be blessed", Netanyahu said at the dedication of a synagogue in the Golan Heights.
Such an attack against Israel's settlement enterprise threatens an escalated response from the Israeli military and a spiral of events that have previously led to an outbreak of conflict.
In the central West Bank district of Jerusalem al-Quds, one Palestinian was detained and identified as former prisoner Mahmoud Abed al-Latif.
The remainder were arrested in different cities throughout the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Just as in Lebanon, Syria or anywhere else we should shoot to kill.
Israel and Hamas have been brought to the brink of war on multiple occasions over the past few months, as weekly protests along the Gaza border since March 30 have triggered frequent clashes and multiple rounds of rocket fire and retaliatory strikes between the two sides. The West Bank has remained a bastion of calm by comparison but there are fears that tensions in the Strip and from such killings could spill over into the occupied territory.