Netanyahu is deceitful to offer"freeze" for "Jewish state", and the Palestinians are foolish to reject it out of hand - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '16'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '17'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Logios
    • 12.10.10 | 02:44 (IST)

    Netanyahu knows very well that The Palestinians cannot (and should not) recognize Israel as a "Jewish State", while the meaning of the term is not clear to everyone. This is Netanyahu's way to "look better" in the US. It is merely a PR gimmick. But the Palestinians should take advantage of the situation. They probably understand that until the US Congressional elections (in 3 weeks), Obama cannot pressure Israel for political reasons. They should play the Netanyahu game of delay for 3 more weeks, maintaining the appearance that the peace talks are not actually broken so that Obama does not look like having failed. After the elections, it can be assumed that Obama will start applying real pressure on the Israeli Yahoos. Make him look good now, and you will be repaid with interest later.

    from the article: Netanyahu asking Palestinians to cede right of return
    First published 01:30 12.10.10 | Last updated 01:30 12.10.10
Haaretz Headlines
Damage to home in West Bank village of Doma after arson attack leaves toddler dead. July 31, 2015.

Deadly arson surprised few in Israeli security forces

The arson on Friday morning in which a Palestinian infant was burned to death was preceded by attempted attacks, which miraculously failed.

Photo of 18-month-old Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha murdered in West Bank arson attack.

'I saw two masked men standing by as they burned'

A relative of the Palestinian family that lost their infant son in a firebomb attack on their home relates his attempts to rescue the victims.

Shocked participants at the Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem after the stabbing attack, July 30, 2015.

Israel’s condemnation of Pride attack is hollow

Behind the pinkwashing, it turns out homophobia in its worst forms exists within the government.

Giant Panda four-month-old twin cubs Mei Lun and Mei Huan play in Zoo Atlanta. December 2013

'Teomim': the best things come in pairs

StreetWise Hebrew Podcast: 'Teomim' are twins, from the Hebrew root used for things relating to matching, fitting, coordinating and more.