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The Israeli Peace Initiative

April 20, 2011 13:08

A new initiative authored by 50 of Israel’s leaders of industry and security agencies calls on gov't to make large-scale territorial concessions and reach a solution to the Palestinian refugee problem in exchange for peace. If the gov’t chooses to ignore it, it must offer a viable alternative.

The United Nations headquarters in New York.

United Nations 311. (photo credit:REUTERS)

As children, my generation grew up seeing photos of our parents dancing in the streets of Tel Aviv in 1947 following the UN resolution in November recognizing the establishment of the State of Israel. Sixty four years later, we might again see similar photos - not from Tel Aviv this time, but from Ramallah, celebrating UN recognition of a Palestinian state.

Ex-security officials, business execs to push peace agenda


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