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Yitzhak Rabin

Israeli opposition to Palestinian state is unwavering

The Rev. James W. Dale suggests that "The harder way, I believe, is the way of continuing to demand that both sides must come to the table if there is ever to be a lasting peace with justice" ("Choosing to stay engaged," May 4). This in contrast to pressuring Israel through divestment from Israeli companies profiting from the occupation.

Unfortunately, the Palestinians have endured many, many years of "coming to the table," with the only result being more and more confiscation of their land and water resources. It is during these many "peace processes" that Israel has been the most aggressive in increasing settlements in Palestinian territory....