Two-State-Minus

The two-state solution won’t work, the one-state solution won’t work. Where does that leave us?

Sign prohibiting Israeli entry into Area “A” of the Palestinian Authority. Credit: IDFBlog.
Sign prohibiting Israeli entry into Area “A” of the Palestinian Authority. Credit: IDFBlog.
Response
March 9 2014
About the author

Hillel Halkin’s books include Yehuda HaleviAcross the Sabbath RiverMelisande: What are Dreams? (a novel), Jabotinsky: A Life (2014), and, most recently, After One-Hundred-and-Twenty (Princeton). 


I agree with Yoav Sorek that we should look forward to the day when there are no signs in the Land of Israel forbidding Jews to travel in parts of their historic homeland. But we should also look forward to there being no walls, fences, and roadblocks preventing and encumbering Palestinians from traveling in far more extensive parts of their historic homeland. However justified these may be at the present moment by considerations of security, they are surely more of an inconvenience and humiliation to Palestinians than the ban on travel in Area A is to Israeli Jews.

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