Well, I've had a bit of respite from Haaretz news and the slowness pace of the peace process with my son's bar mitzvah weekend... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 15.11.10 | 08:30 (IST)

    and only to find that I didn't really miss much because some members of PM Netanyahu's forum of seven remain non-committal to making the decisive steps towards a) drawing up the borders; b) insinuating that only construction in areas Israel will keep within the settlements blocs surrounding Jerusalem will continue; and the eventual acceptance of terms set by previous peace proposals. btw in the parsha Va'Yetzai ( To Go Out) Jacob dreams of the ladder which connects heaven and earth and he sees angels going up and down the ladder, in other words, doing good and bad deeds. Jacob represents the Jewish people's spiritual journey to achieve spiritual height. And of course, by making good deeds towards reaching the height of the spiritual ladder, such as reaching a peace agreement, for example, this would signify Israel's spiritual ascent and a spiritual ascent has staying power.

    from the article: Netanyahu poised to win razor-thin support for West Bank freeze
    First published 01:33 15.11.10 | Last updated 01:33 15.11.10
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