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Background: Mideast Peace, the Jewish Dimension

Reaching permanent peace agreements with the Arab world raises a set of issues of great significance for the Jewish people. In the same way that we can examine the security, economic and social implications of future peace agreements, we can — and should – also examine their implications from the viewpoint of the interests of the Jewish people as a whole. A preliminary inquiry into these issues may influence Israel’s overall perception of the negotiations, their architecture and Israel’s positions, and as a result – the contents of any final agreement.

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