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The Geneva Accords (Beilin - Abd-Rabbo document) are only one of many many efforts to fill the vacuum created by the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process and to restore to people in our area the hope of peace. An AP article highlights the Silent No Longer initiative and the Ayalon-Nusseibeh agreement. MidEastWeb supports both. Please do join these initiatives. It is important to create a support group for peace, to counter the tremendous effort and resources invested by extremists in sabotaging peace efforts. It is important to keep the hope of peace alive.
Freelancers Seek Middle East Peace
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Frustrated by three years of violence and failed peace initiatives, former
While leaders on both sides can't even get a limited agreement off the ground, freelance peacemakers
"It's very essential that people stop feeling desperate and stop being represented by extremists on
The latest proposal, dubbed the Geneva agreement, was negotiated by former officials with Swiss
Still, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, while saying he welcomed the deal, did not commit himself
"This agreement promises only false hope. By what right are left-wingers proposing moves that Israel
Three years of Israeli-Palestinian violence have destroyed trust on both sides. Israel blames Arafat
Even if agreement were reached on the toughest issues - the borders of a Palestinian state, the fate
The 1993 Oslo Accords that were greeted with great hopes were narrow and never stopped the violence.
The road map envisaged creating a Palestinian state by 2005 and called for a series of short term
In that respect, it resembled all past initiatives, leaving a huge gap between what the Palestinians
"This vacuum has been filled right now," said Orni Petruschka, who helped negotiate a peace proposal
That plan, published earlier this year and posted at www.hashd.org, was championed by Ami Ayalon,
The somewhat vague agreement would establish a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
Palestinian refugees would give up their claim to homes in Israel they left during the 1948 Mideast
More than 50,000 Palestinians and 80,000 Israelis have signed their names to the plan, Petruschka
A poll in the Yediot Ahronot daily showed 39 percent of Israelis backed it, though a poll Friday in
A third plan called "One Voice" harnesses people power and Hollywood. It is backed by academics,
Perlman says she and her husband, DeVito, were approached by the initiative's founders last year and
Since then, they have held a fundraiser for the group and joined its honorary board of advisers.
The plan has brought together experts to create 20 secret pillars to solving the conflict. Those are
After the revisions, Israelis and Palestinians aged over 15 would vote through the internet, the
One Voice volunteers have canvassed several Palestinian towns to promote their effort, with mixed
"The idea is to have a collective position and not just be an intellectual exercise, but to have the
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Peace is very easily reached in Israel. Anybody that thinks a traditional peace agrrement will EVER happen must also believe in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy. You want peace in Irael? Keep building the wall. Build that wall deep and high and run electricity thru it! Jews never even see an Arab again and Vice Versa. Remember they are taught to hate Jews from birth and one day they will get a nuke and the Jews will be gone. So be safe and have peace, BUILD THE WALL and FINISH THE WALL and enjoy your PRIVATE PEACE! The wall should surround EVERY Jew and keep out EVERY Arab otherwise peace is just a fantasy!
Posted by An American WHO Lives in REALITY! @ 10/31/2003 01:03 AM CST
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