Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
If Abbas continues to say " Not one inch", and insists on right of return, Netanyahu will be off the hook. The only way he put Israel on the spot, is if he is flexible on both issues, which not in the cards. So now Fayyad admits unilateral declarations will not accomplish anything. The Pals should offer compromises on the core issues, as that will cause Israel to reciprocate. Anything else is a dead end.