The numerals one, nine, six and seven are bound to jump off the pages of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s reported proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian framework agreement. The armistice lines delineated between Israel and Jordan in the agreement signed on April 3 1949, which were in force until June 4 1967, are a make-or-break factor in Kerry’s initiative. Even if it is diluted by a stream of conditions and...