Somewhat surprised Rabbi Yoffie believes that PM Netanyahu still requires to be pressured by U.S. Jews? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 07.06.13 | 05:21 (IDT)

    About two weeks ago PM Netanyahu announced that Israel cannot afford the status quo if it wants to remain democratic and a Jewish State, without accepting the option of the two states resolution. Was he talking to his Likud party members? Other coalition members? All reasonable and rational people would understand this, and those who don't probably presume that Israel does not deserve peace for its citizens, because that's what would persist without a fair resolution to the conflict. It's hard to believe that Israelis want to perpetuate this conflict when the Arab Peace Initiative proposal proves the exact opposite. It's support means immensely positive overtures for the security of the Jewish state and endorses the PA to commit to peaceful resolution, rather than emboldening the extremists groups. PM Netanyahu understands all of this, and so he's not the one to be pressured, rather, it's his partners from the right and the further right.

    from the article: Why U.S. Jews must embrace Kerry's appeal to put pressure on Netanyahu
    First published 00:47 07.06.13 | Last updated 23:29 06.06.13
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