"Of course they should communicate to others why a UN vote is NOT the appropriate course of action the palestinians ought to be taking." But the arguments they are pressing do not relate to that claim i.e. they are arguing that *if* the UN takes away Israel's "right" to decide the fate of the Palestinians *then* that will be "delegitimizing" Israel. Think about what that says about the Israeli psyche i.e. Israel thinks that its own legitimacy is dependent upon its continued domination of the Palestinians. That is Not The Right Message To Be Sending To Anyone.
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)