I would not worry too much about public opinion; It is fickle. Show the world that you do your best to find a positive solution to the Palestinian issue. You have both been victimized by the Arab world. If you are very positive and Hamas remains destructive, than you have shown the world about your righteousness and you will win the battle.
One student killed, three wounded at Arizona campus during fight (a)
from the article: Israel should be thankful it didn’t make it to the World Cup