Middle East peace

L to R: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump, Bahrain’s Foreign M
Israel-UAE-Bahrain normalization deal has created a new Middle East

It shows what can be achieved when countries that for over 70 years failed to find common ground, come together in a show of peace, normalization and solidarity.

15/09/2020
What do the Abraham Accords mean for Trump politically?

Even with normalization success, economy still top priority for US voters

Years in the making: Bahrain and Israel establish relations

In the last few years, Bahrain’s former foreign minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa tweeted his support for Israel’s military operation to expose and destroy Hezbollah’s cross-border tunnels.

By RABBI MARC SCHNEIER
12/09/2020
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki.
Palestinians strongly condemn Israel-Bahrain deal, withdraw ambassador

Last month, the Palestinian leadership issued a similar response to the normalization agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

Egypt, UAE praise Bahrain-Israel normalization agreement

After the announcement, Jordan's foreign minister said Israel should stop all its procedures to undermine the two-states solution, Turkey condemned the decision as well.

By REUTERS
12/09/2020
Bahrain agrees to normalize relations with Israel, Trump announces

Israel is now “working toward the opening of an Israeli embassy in Bahrain,” according to a foreign ministry official.

Deconstructing the Israel-UAE Breakthrough

The breakthrough peace agreement, brokered by the USA, should not be seen as just another Arab country joining the circle of those who already recognize Israel.

US ENVOY Dennis Ross with PA leader Yasser Arafat in Ramallah in 2000.
Why Palestinians can’t sign an end-of-conflict pact

Palestinian Arabs cannot sign an agreement that ends all claims and recognizes the right of a Jewish state to exist and live unmolested on land that was ever Muslim.

Palestinians demonstrate in the village of Kafr Malik northeast of Ramallah in September 2019.
Peace means realizing that Jews and Arabs alike all belong to this land

The late Rabbi Menachem Froman used to say, “This Land does not belong to us; WE belong to this Land.”

Two paramedics, a Jew wearing a prayer shawl and a Muslim using a prayer mat, pray beside each other
Israelis and Palestinians must join forces in creating a new shared vision

Encountering Peace: Walls and fences are not the recipe for peace.

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