ISRAEL 2011; WHAT’S OLD IS NEW IN PALESTINIAN DISPUTE

By Juanita Gaines Ellis

Contributing Editor

 (Editor’s note:  The recent dustup between President Barack H. Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the future of Israel and a Palestinian state is brought into focus by this commentary. Unresolved issues dating to the partition of Palestine in 1947 remain as 2011 roadblocks to peace in the Middle East. Mrs. Ellis and her husband Don visited Jerusalem in 2005. The following is excerpted from her presentation before the Williamsburg, Va., Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution [D.A.R.[. She has served as a leader with the Children of the American Revolution [C.A.R.] and was National Defense Director for Region II, N.S.D.A.R.Read More