Peace activists rally in J'lem, Ramallah

Thousands of left-wing demonstrators took part in a Saturday night protest opposite the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, the first large polit

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
September 25, 2005 05:53
1 minute read.

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Thousands of left-wing demonstrators took part in a Saturday night protest opposite the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, the first large political rally following last month's Gaza Strip pullout. A similar gathering was scheduled to take place in Ramallah on the same day with the participation of the Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. The Jerusalem rally, which was organized by the initiators of the 2003 Geneva Accord, was being held under the slogan "From Gaza to the Geneva Accord We must find a way to peace." Among the speakers at the event, labeled "blue rises" in a reference to the pro-disengagement camp, was Geneva Accord signer Yossi Beilin. The Geneva Accord, negotiated over a two-year period by former Israeli government officials and PA members, would see the establishment of a Palestinian state in nearly all the territory Israel captured during the Six Day War, with control of Temple Mount handed over to the PA. In return, Israel would only have to accept a symbolic number of Palestinian refugees. The EU-funded accord has won international praise but has been rejected by the government, which views the road map as the best way to resume diplomatic negotiations with the PA.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN