More than 300 Israeli university students and dozens of journalists crowded the Palestinian Authority’s Ramallah headquarters Sunday, for a unique event advocating a “Two-State Solution”. In a packed room at the Muqata compound, PA President Mahmoud Abbas outlined his opinion, his complaints and his demands concerning the ongoing negotiations between the PA and Israel. The event was co-organized by the One Voice association and Labor MK Hilik Bar, who heads the Knesset Caucus for the Promotion of a Two-State Solution for the Israeli-Arab Conflict. Interestingly, more than one participant explained to me that they did not “trust” the Palestinians, but were motivated to push for vast territorial concessions because they saw no other option. None could explain how a lasting peace could be made with a partner you do not trust; and this strange desperation to believe was to underline much of the subsequent proceedings. More