Peace Process

May 24, 2020

Time to make sure Trump plan maintains consequences if Palestinians continue anti-Israel incitement

by David Bedein At a time when much attention focuses on territorial concessions that Israel would be asked to agree to under the Trump Middle East Plan, few people notice the conditions that the Trump Plan requires to implement the deal. Here […]
May 21, 2020

Hey, Israel-bashers: Get with the times, even the Arab train is leaving your station

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) delivering a speech on Nov. 30, 2019, at the American Muslims for Palestine convention in Chicago. Credit: American Muslims for Palestine. by Melanie Phillips (JNS) — It’s a busy time for Israel-haters. So what’s new? Well, […]
March 31, 2020

As activists fault Israel, even the U.N. praises Israeli-Palestinian COVID-fighting cooperation

Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority. UN photo by Eskinder Debebe by Larry Brook (Israel InSight) — While anti-Israel activists […]
February 25, 2020

Israeli Arabs flatly reject idea of becoming part of a Palestinian state

A view of Israel’s largest Arab city, Umm al-Fahm. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. by Ariel Ben Solomon (JNS) — Israeli Arab citizens flatly reject the idea floated in the recently released U.S. “Peace to Prosperity” plan that envisions the possibility that […]
February 19, 2020

The Business of Peace: Water for Gaza, Co-Working Jobs for Jews and Palestinians

Yehuda Cohen and Arlene Bridges Samuels at Lipski in the Barkan Industrial Park in the territories by Arlene Bridges Samuels President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” has generated too many opinions to count. Politicians, media and citizens argue while the […]
February 16, 2020

Nothing is permanent: A history of non-aggression pacts in the Muslim world

by Harold Rhode (JNS) — The news media is filled with reports that the Arab world—most notably Saudi Arabia and countries in the Persian Gulf, might be prepared to sign a non-aggression pact/truce with Israel. What does this mean, however, […]
February 11, 2020

Did the Palestinians just have a rare setback at the United Nations?

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas enters the U.N. Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. Credit: U.N. Photo/Evan Schneider. by Shiryn Ghermezian (JNS) — The announcement on Feb. 10 that the Palestinians are […]