"The UN has passed resolution after resolution," Rothbart said. "But in order to build peace between Israelis and Palestinians, I ask you to consider investing in social peace."
Eight reasons why the sudden flurry of regional conversations is unlikely to be a harbinger of good news for those who hope for a resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
The new government can achieve something that no previous one could: it can make hard-nosed decisions that might fly in the face of security officials, but will not allow the status quo to persist
Israel should build “New Gaza” – a futuristic, free, demilitarized, autonomous city for one million Palestinians, utilizing the latest technology for an exemplary Arabic-speaking society.
Both sides in the Israel-Palestine conflict must decide whether to chart a new path leading to a mutually gratifying peace or continue a self-consuming conflict.
"This has been the longstanding position of previous administrations of both parties over the course of many decades," Price said.
China has not reached out to the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office or Foreign Ministry about hosting peace talks.
Changing the Equation: Renewal of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process does not seem to be on the horizon, and the issue is not high on the international agenda. We need new ideas.
"Neither Israel nor the Arab countries will want to ruin the treaty, giving other countries leverage in Israel."
While Israel has become a regional power with world-renowned defense and economic capabilities, many Israelis continue to feel the existential threat that marked our history.