The issue is not genuinely about a two-state solution — as many are fooled into believing. In 1947 the United Nations already came up with a two-state solution when it recommended partitioning Palestine into two states, one Jewish, one Arab; so there would have been a Palestinian state in 1948. But instead five Arab counties went to war against the new Jewish state to try to obliterate it at birth.
Today, sadly, nothing has changed. Lethal opposition to the existence of Israel remains fierce, including this current, more subtle provocation from a territory now using a Christian holy site — the Church of the Nativity — to try to advance a most un-Christian agenda.
Originally published by Gatestone Institute http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org