Dear Marlene, of course, the USA apologised to its Japanese citizens 40 years later. I guarantee that Israel will apologise for any wrongdoing MUCH faster, but AFTER the existential threat has been removed. Until then, the first priority is to survive. This is very difficult to comprehend from the perspective of your home in NY.
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)
from the article: Barak's mail to Yale