web analytics
September 19, 2014 / 24 Elul, 5774
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
Apartment 758x530 Africa-Israel at the Israel Real Estate Exhibition in New York

Africa Israel Residences, part of the Africa Israel Investments Group led by international businessman Lev Leviev, will present 7 leading projects on the The Israel Real Estate Exhibition in New York on Sep 14-15, 2014.



Confusion In Israel And Among Palestinians About What Renewed Talks Really Mean

Prime Minister Netanyahu

Prime Minister Netanyahu

“Unfortunately, it seems that the Americans are determined to release Pollard only through the normal procedures in their prison system there,” an Israeli diplomatic official said.

Pollard, 58, was arrested by U.S. authorities in 1985 and later sentenced to life in prison for spying for Israel. He will be eligible for parole in November 2015.

Meanwhile, Yediot Aharonot reported that both Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman and Livni are against holding a national referendum for very different reasons. Lieberman has already told Netanyahu he does not expect the renewed negotiations to succeed and wants the government to push for an interim long-term deal with Abbas within temporary borders. Livni’s position is that only Israel’s democratically elected government has the right to negotiate a final deal with the Palestinians.

“We don’t hold national referendums when we go to war, so why do we need a referendum on a peace agreement?” Livni asked.

Opposition leader Shelly Yachimovich has publicly stated she will back Netanyahu’s efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the Palestinians.

“I hope that Prime Minister Netanyahu, who declared loud and clear that he supports the two-state solution, will make the necessary decisions,” Yachimovich said.

“We should not just settle for a renewal of negotiations but do everything possible to work toward real accords.”

Yachimovich’s remarks led several political commentators to predict that if Netanyahu finds himself close to a deal with the Palestinians, he will change the composition of his coalition by replacing Habayit Hayehudi with the Labor Party. They speculate that in that scenario, Shas may also be invited the join the government.

(Supplemental reporting by JNS, JTA)

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

5 Responses to “Confusion In Israel And Among Palestinians About What Renewed Talks Really Mean”

  1. I don't see why Israel has to make all the concessions and if the Palestinians had won the 1967 war, would they return the land they won? so why ask Israel, the Palestinians thought they would win that war, and so refused statehood in 1948, so why the push for statehood now? They don't show much mercy to Israel, so why should Israel show mercy to them? and why run with thieves.

  2. I don't see why Israel has to make all the concessions and if the Palestinians had won the 1967 war, would they return the land they won? so why ask Israel, the Palestinians thought they would win that war, and so refused statehood in 1948, so why the push for statehood now? They don't show much mercy to Israel, so why should Israel show mercy to them? and why run with thieves.

  3. You said it fro me.

  4. You said it fro me.

  5. You said it fro me.

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Sen. Ted Cruz acts senate for unanimous consent to pass the Expatriate Terrorist Act. Sept. 18, 2014.
Ds Reject Voting to Strip Citizenship From US Jihadi ISIS Volunteers
Latest News Stories
Economy Minister Naftali Bennett, head of the Bayit Yehudi party.

The poll shows that “Jewish Home” party members like and appreciate their current leadership.

Drones in Israel Show

It doesn’t matter your age, and there’s no embarrassment in other boys knowing, boys like toys that fly and that make big, loud sound, or do other cool stuff. In fact, if the boys are smart, they make it look very serious, so they can play with the toys at work too. That’s when remote […]

British PM David Cameron meets with Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu

The people of Scotland have spoken: they will remain part of the United Kingdom.

Terrorists from Shuafat Refugee Camp opened fire at a home in Pisgat Ze’ev…

Defense official do not believe Hamas will actually begin shooting rockets at Israel over the next week or two.

Cruz sought but failed to obtain senate’s unanimous consent to pass Expatriate Terrorist Act of 2014.

Terror tunnel work accident leaves 1 terrorist dead.

The world’s oldest known Jewish prayer book, or siddur, was displayed for the first time to the general public at the Bible Lands Museum.

The cabinet is set to vote on the path of the security fence which would cut off Gush Etzion from Jerusalem as well as be a major eyesore.

UK Muslims are calling on ISIS to release British aid volunteer Alan Henning, whose life is now threatened by the group.

Border Police officers blocked an axe-toting Arab man from carrying out a terror attack near Jerusalem.

A Code Red incoming rocket alert was sounded for Gaza Belt and Ashkelon Coastal communities.

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz says former Pres. Bill Clinton is wrong about PM Netanyahu.

A massive sting operation hauled in 15 suspects and foiled a plot by ISIS to hold a public beheading in Australia.

A 3-hour strike at Ben Gurion International Airport at check-in counters has delayed thousands.

More Articles from Steve K. Walz
: Israeli soldiers leave Gaza late Monday. A three-day cease-fire brokered by Egypt put an end, at least temporarily, to the fighting. See story, above.

As of Tuesday, all IDF forces operating in Gaza withdrew and redeployed to holding positions around Gaza.

Walz-080114-Map

The operation against the tunnels is a first and necessary step in the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip.

The sophisticated cement tunnels, which cost hundreds of millions of dollars, were reportedly built with Qatari government funds.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the nation on Tuesday afternoon that if the rocket fire did not stop by Tuesday evening, he would order “an even harsher” military response.

“They were abducted and murdered in cold blood by human animals,” Netanyahu said shortly after the bodies were found.

Awad had been released as part of the Gilad Shalit kidnapping deal. Mizrachi’s widow, Hadas, told Israeli reporters that she had opposed the release of murderers as part of any kidnapping deal, and that Awad “deserved the death penalty so he wouldn’t kill again.”

If the abductors’ goal was to force Israeli authorities to release long-serving Palestinian prisoners, the effort backfired as Israeli forces are quickly rolling up what was left of Hamas in the West Bank and are reportedly contemplating the overthrow of the Hamas leadership in Gaza should harm come to the three teenagers.

Netanyahu brushed aside Lapid’s political threats, saying that he was either too politically inexperienced or unaware of the true nature of the peace negotiations with Abbas.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/government-israel/confusion-in-israel-and-among-palestinians-about-what-renewed-talks-really-mean/2013/07/24/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: