There is a definite connection to striving for a better socioeconomic situation for Israelis and for bringing about the compromising agreement for peace with Israel's adversaries. It requires the will by the political leadership to make the region not only peaceful for coexistence, but economically secure for its inhabitants. Historically, the parties of the left-leaning political spectrum tended to advocate for both peaceful gestures and to enhance better living conditions within Israel. Needless to say, it's a very challenging endeavour when there's differing worldviews and expectations.
Israeli teen lightly wounded from stone throwing in West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba (Haaretz)
from the article: The Israeli left needs both peace and welfare