They Say, We Say: "Why is the Left obsessed with the two-state solution?

They Say We Say We know that pro-Israel does not mean blindly supporting policies that are irrational, reckless, and counter-productive. Pro-Israel means supporting policies that are consistent with Israel's interests and promote its survival as a Jewish, democratic state.

You've heard the arguments of the religious and political right-wing, and so have we. They've had their say. Now, we'll have ours.

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Why the two-state solution?

They Say:

Why is the Left obsessed with the two-state solution?

We Say:

Those who despair of ever achieving a two-state solution, as well as those who are fundamentally opposed to the two-state solution, want to suggest that there is some viable alternative solution. The reality is that no such alternative solution exists.

There are only two alternatives outcomes if there is no two-state solution. One is an apartheid-like situation - what will soon be an Israeli-Jewish minority ruling over a Palestinian majority. The other is a bi-national state - a prescription for ongoing bloodletting between Jews and Palestinians, two peoples who each aspire to their own state.

While some believe that the price of a two-state solution is too high, the truth is that the price of not having peace will be unbearable for both parties.