Israel is seeking peace and recognition and Hamas is not part of this equation. The idea that Israel is a sadist state trying to comit genocide against the Palestinians is what the PR machine of the Palestinians try to sell. The TRUTH is that if the Palestinian Authority recognizes Israel, gives up violence and abides to previous agreement there would be no boycott. The situation in Palestine is ultimately a PR stunt from Hamas, they are purposely worsening the situation of their own people to strengthen their bargaining position, I find this particularly disgusting but there you go...
Syrian group says Nusra abducts its leader, in blow to U.S. plan (Reuters)
from the article: Israel to snub foreign envoys who meet with Hamas ministers