the only rational course of events is negotiation. declaring a state that is in limbo is cuckoo. the problems are hard, and both sides will have to comprimise with their rigid ideals, but if the US can be close to Japan and Germany after a murderous war, the cousin semites can find a way. worst stumbling block is Hamas and Shalitts imprisonment. hope the US and Europe succeed and bibi and abbas agree to start talking.
Preliminary report: Palestinian stabs man near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (Haaretz)