The Board of Deputies’ Critique of the Methodists’ Report “Justice for Palestine and Israel”

Jonathan Hoffman blogs at theJC:

This has now been published. Highly recommended.

http://www.boardofdeputies.org.uk/page.php/JusticeForPalestineAndIsraelR….

In PDF form:

http://www.boardofdeputies.org.uk/file/JusticeForPalestineAndIsraelRespo….

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  1. Constructive Clarity in Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

    Benny Begin

    * The PLO platform, as reaffirmed in the Fatah Congress in August 2009, states that their struggle will not stop until the Zionist entity is eliminated and Palestine is liberated. As a logical corollary, they refuse to accept Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.
    * This explains why, when Mahmoud Abbas was asked in a Washington Post interview in May 2009 why he had declined Olmert’s far-reaching offer, he answered that “the gaps were wide.”
    * The Palestinian leadership insists that negotiations now start at the point they had reached with Olmert at the end of 2008. That means they are not satisfied with what was put on the table a year ago. They want more than that.
    * One cannot expect a plausible, peaceful solution in the foreseeable future unless the PLO leadership changes its mind, heart, and writings.

    read more: http://tinyurl.com/2wqafqd

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