The Only Hope for Peace is a Negotiated Two-State Solution

The Only Hope for Peace is a Negotiated Two-State Solution

March 18, 2015, New York, NY – Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Jewish Labor Committee, issued the following statement the morning after Israel’s national elections:

While it is too soon to know which party will be able to form a governing coalition, it appears that Likud is in better position to do so after Tuesday’s Israeli elections.  We couldn’t disagree more strongly with Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement that there will never be a Palestinian state under his watch and we believe that regardless of last-minute campaign rhetoric, the only hope for peace is a negotiated two-state solution.

The Jewish Labor Committee, an independent secular organization, is the voice of the Jewish community in the labor movement and the voice of the labor movement in the Jewish community. Whether through its national office in New York or local offices and lay-led groups across the United States, the JLC enables the Jewish community and the trade union movement to work together on important issues of shared interest and concern, in pursuit of our shared commitment to economic and social justice.

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