This is the truth in a nutshell and it seems to be precisely what "progressive Zionists" fail to understand. They still think that the reason there is no peace is because mean Jews are building housing for themselves in Judea. Were it not for those mean Jews, those "settlers," and people like that dastardly Avigdor Lieberman then there would be peace with, and justice for, the Palestinians.
As for Islam, the problem is not that the entirety of Islamic peoples despise Israel or the Jews... just that enough of them do. Far, far too many and it does no one any good to pretend otherwise.
Which Side Is the Tiny,Threatened Minority?
- Uri Elitzur (Dec 31, 2010)
"We in Israel are 6 million Jews surrounded by 250 million Arabs, and beyond them a billion Muslims.
We are the tiny, threatened minority - and the Palestinians are an integral part of the vast, threatening majority."
A Tip 'O the Kippa to Dry Bones and to Dan for acknowledging the obvious. This is an activity that has become so rare as to be practically revolutionary.