In late May, Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat announced that the PA had completed preparatory legal work to join “63 different UN agencies, conventions and treaties” and would move forward with the planned onslaught at the UN General Assembly
The Israel Policy Forum welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu’s reaffirmation yesterday that he seeks a “negotiated settlement” to the Palestinian conflict that results in the establishment of a “demilitarized Palestinian state.”
Israel’s public position—that the outcome of the election is meaningless, and that we must not fall into wishful thinking and reformist facades, but rather should put Iran to tough tests—leaves [Israel] alone in the face of the world’s cautious
Rabbi Eric Yoffie applauds Secretary Kerry's message that the current status quo is unsustainable and that we must move forward on the diplomatic process. He emphasizes that the American Jewish community has a key role to play in this conflict.
The Israel Policy Forum strongly endorses Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech to the American Jewish Committee (AJC) this week, in which he called on the American Jewish community “to be part of the great constituency for peace.”
"The incredulity gap poses a serious hurdle for Secretary Kerry. If the people do not believe a two-state solution is plausible, they will not actively push for it. And as President Obama made clear, without strong stakeholder engagement,
IPF also applauds the comments made this week by Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani which indicate that the Arab League is prepared to accept negotiated land swaps along the 1967 “Green Line” as part of the Arab Peace