I admit I don’t have much hope for a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, but I keep sending out information. Given that the British Parliament recognized a Palestinian state to exist side by side with Israel, I really believe that this act will be followed by others — it is just a matter of time.
He also mentions the forced exodus of 800,000 Jews from the Arab and Islamic world. A reasonable plan to compensate and settle the Palestinians needs to be negotiated; this might be facilitated with an international fund that also compensates Israeli families with claims against Arab countries.
For many years I believed that the Arabs of Israel– now called by many, Israeli-Palestinians– would be the bridge between Israel and the Palestinians. It did not happen so far, but this is one of the few hopeful speeches that I’ve seen in a very long time; it’s a half hour to view, and less time to read the transcript: http://www.miff.no/