This intractable problem is a sad reflection of man’s vengefulness and hatred fed on a daily basis by pride and defiance. Whatever justifications offered pales into insignificance when compared to the inhuman suffering of the innocent on both sides. Even the temporary solutions proffered so far are not simple in its outworking, with attendant risks for the protagonists. Lord, can there ever be peace in the Middle East? I think we know the answer, but our hearts cry out nevertheless for peace in Palestine, and various other hotspots around the world!
This Article by Jeffrey Goldberg is one such cry: