the de facto freeze is essentially in place. there are only a few apartments planned in areas that israel will not give up. however, there is no expension in any of the large communities. nothing that israel is doing at this point is in any way an excuse for stopping the peace process. as for jews who are less engaged, why should any israeli care about their opinion? the american democratic party will lose big this coming week. progressives of all stripes will lose their power.
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from the article: Netanyahu risks diplomatic rift with France over settlement freeze