The secret to understanding Israeli political behavior lies in the widespread (and fundamentally evident) notion that any change to the status quo is likely to bring more harm than good. Even passionate advocates of Israeli policy wonder at times – often in private, but sometimes also in public – why the Israeli government doesn't show a bit more urgency in pursuing a way out of the West Bank. Israel, the saying goes, is faced with two options: A two-state solution and a one-state solution. The first option involves removing most of the settlements from the West Bank (but not necessarily…Read More... | 64 Comments
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Some 5,000 in central Tel Aviv protesting the #Gaza war; at least one rightist counter-protester arrested http://t.co/qsyjXVvm91
RT @NoaYachot: Thousands are in Tel Aviv protesting the Gaza war. In this photo by @activestills, candles spell out an apology. http://t.co…
Some 200 rightist protesters trying to reach Tel Aviv anti-war demo; large police presence keeping sides separate. http://t.co/qsyjXVvm91
RT @activestills: NOW #TelAviv: Over 2K Israelis protesting against #GazaUnderAttack calling on Israeli government to stop the attack http:…
RT @nsheizaf: Lighting candles next to pictures of Palestinians killed in #gaza , during anti war protest in tel aviv now http://t.co/Qf4OO…
NOW: 1000s in Tel Aviv protest Gaza war. Photo: Israelis light candles to commemorate victims. (by @activestills) http://t.co/dT0PII5Fuq
Protesters start to gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against the Gaza war. http://t.co/09GuqEaxUy