Category Archives: Seek Peace and Pursue it

AJEEC-NISPED Sponsor Knesset Meeting with Palestinian Leaders

On July 31, 2013 AJEEC-NISPED (the Arab Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation- Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development) and the One Voice Movement organized a historic meeting at the Knesset between 33 Members of Knesset from …

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Labor’s Attention Turns Back to the Peace Process

It seems as though in recent weeks, Israel’s Labor Party has returned its attention to the peace process. This is a good thing, because Shelly Yachimovich has an opportunity to push the issue and throw Labor’s weight behind real progress. …

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Israeli Negotiator Thinks Two-State Solution Still Possible

Shaul Arieli is a man on a dual mission: educating Israelis about the conflict and diplomatic process with the Palestinians, and making the point that the two-state solution is both possible and necessary. His latest publication in Hebrew, A Border …

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The Future Of Palestinian-Israeli Security Cooperation

No American knows more about Israeli-Palestinian security cooperation than Steven White, an aide to three U.S. Security Coordinators in the region between 2005 and 2010. He is clearly worried about the impact of recent Israeli provocations on the joint security apparatus he helped to …

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Labor MK Herzog’s Peace Plan: Israel Must Recognize Palestinian State

MK Isaac Herzog proposes that Israel announce immediately that it supports the United Nations resolution to establish a Palestinian state. Herzog, who is contending for the Labor Party leadership, has recently formulated a new peace plan. According to his plan, …

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Yitzhak Rabin’s Lessons in Leadership

On July 26, 1994, Yitzhak Rabin addressed the United States Congress during a unique convention, in which both houses of Congress honored Yitzhak Rabin, then Prime Minister of Israel, and King Hussein of Jordan. This was a momentous occasion in …

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The New Jerusalem

The issue of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel continues to be a sore point with the nations.  It is one thing to argue that the status of East Jerusalem is an issue to be negotiated; it is quite another …

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The Israel Labor Party Political Position – May 2011

1. The Israel Labor Party welcomes President Obama’s vision and his statements on the changes in the Middle East and considers the advent of democracies and the advancement of human rights in our region as important parts of this vision. …

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President Obama, How About This Year in Jerusalem?

As I celebrate Passover this year, I will be thinking not only of my people’s distant past but also of our recent past and our future. I will be thinking of the fact that we will soon mark 44 years …

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The Israeli Peace Initiative

The State of Israel, • Reaffirming that Israel’s strategic objective is to reach a historic compromise and permanent status agreements that shall determine the finality of all claims and the end of the Israeli-Arab conflict, in order to achieve permanent …

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