"At that point in the meeting, the reopening of Orient House - which Israel closed in 2001 - was suggested as a way of restarting peace talks." In the past, Israel has either demanded that others accept her pre-conditions for peace talks, or she has stated that there is no one to talk with about peace. Well, at last! Someone has suggested that Israel DO something to encourgae peace talks! I wonder if Mitchell can talk Hillary or Obama to go along with this?
Israeli ambassador to U.K.: Elements of left 'in denial' about 'disease' of anti-Semitism (Haaretz)
from the article: Quartet suggests reopening PLO institutions in East Jerusalem