"One of these days,'' she said, "you'll have to explain to me this whole thing with Jerusalem.''So how do you address it? Ms. Ghitis's solution:
Instead of arguing about what part of the past matters most, we should focus on the future most people say they want. A majority of Israelis and Palestinians say they want to see peace, with two states living side by side. That, in the most contentious sliver of the world, is a delicate point of agreement that must be carefully nurtured, particularly because it remains a matter of passionate disagreement for minorities on both sides.