This is exactly what I was going to say. Look at the goodwill gestures at Camp David alone. Look at all the Palestinian patients whose lives have been saved in Israeli hospitals. Look at how the IDF and IAF dropped leaflets and made phone calls to warn Gazan civilians during Operation Cast Lead. Look at the complete pull-out from Gaza years before that. Does Ban Ki Moon know anything about Israeli history?
UN warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone' unless guarantees civilians' safety (Reuters)
from the article: UN chief calls on Israel to make 'goodwill' gestures toward Palestinians