Ask the Israeli people if they want peace
If the Palestinians, from Abbas to Hamas, support holding their own referendum, then why does Israel’s left oppose asking the Israeli people to legitimize a peace deal?
Opposition has been fierce towards the recent law calling for a national referendum on dividing Jerusalem. Labor MK Shelly Yacimovich called the bill “an attempt to torpedo any peace deal” in advance. Nonetheless, a referendum could be an essential tool to reduce chances for an internal conflict, bolster...
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