I am in favor of this bid. However I also think that it should be accompanied by the Arab states recognizing israel within the 1967 borders. Many Israelis fear that this is just the first step and that Te Arabs won't rest until israel is wiped off the map. The Arab nations should have the courage to recognize and seek peace with israel.
Military police vehicle attacked by rioters overnight in ultra-Orthodox area of Ashdod (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli, Palestinian envoys square off over UN recognition