The issues of settlements or colonies in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem is a crucial one. Of equal importance are East Jerusalem as a capital for Palestine, together with access for all who wish to visit Al Aqsa/The Temple Mount, in a peaceful way.
The people of Israel will very soon have to choose. Are they prepared to agree to two viable sovereign states living alongside each other? If they won’t have this, the world will insist on a single state on the whole of pre-1948 Mandated Palestine, with equal rights for all citizens. This would mean the end of a specifically Jewish state, with privileges for Judaeism.”