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View Diary: Why I'm Rejecting Rabbi Yoffie's Call for Progressive Jews to Support Israel's Bombing of Gaza (328 comments)

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  •  The way of violence is violence. (7+ / 0-)

    Never ending.  This region never seems to learn this lesson.

    Here's my plan for peace.  Jerusalem becomes an international city under a UN protectorate.  Part of Gaza, but also parts of other middle eastern countries, become a Palestinian state, including provision for recognizing Israel's right to exist in enforceable peace treaties.

    "To recognize error, to cut losses, to alter course, is the most repugnant option in government." Historian Barbara Tuchman

    by Publius2008 on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 11:59:44 AM PST

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    •  Why would part of any non-Palestinian nation (1+ / 0-)
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      become part of Palestine?

      The East Bank (a narrow band at that) and a bit of southern Lebanon might make sense from a historical perspective, but the displacement that would result would far outweigh any benefit.

      Jordan isn't going to move a million people and hand over some huge swath of land.

      "the Agency continues to verify the non-diversion of declared material at these facilities and LOFs."

      by JesseCW on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 02:20:12 PM PST

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