Chance for Change in Israel

Old Blog Import

More than two years of Palestinian violence, military counteroffensive and reoccupation have shredded the Israeli economy and left its poorest citizens without employment, education or hope. But rather than focusing on those real and growing concerns, the Sharon government is pouring millions of dollars into the settlements.

This is a wrongheaded strategy not only because Israel needs those resources to meet other needs, but also because anything that causes the settlements to expand makes a future peace plan more difficult.”

NY Times