A temporary moratorium on construction in E. J - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marie
    • 20.03.10 | 11:36 (IST)

    "a temporary moratorium on construction in East Jerusalem would strengthen Israel's relations with the U.S. and be greeted with enthusiasm by other allies angered by Israel's plan. A freeze would demonstrate a firm commitment on Israel's part to the American-sponsored peace negotiations". What is the good of a temporary freeze? Would you start negotiating with anyone prepared to resuming stealing your land at the end of a moratorium. Can't you see how absurd and destructive the whole idea is?

    from the article: Top U.S. Reform rabbi to Israel: Freeze East Jerusalem building
    First published 01:55 20.03.10 | Last updated 01:57 20.03.10
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