Sacrifice for Peace

Israel has made many sacrifices for the sake of peace. Among them, but not limited to, Israel has returned the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt, only to have it become a safe haven for terrorists. Israel withdrew its farmers and returned Gaza to local Arab control, only to have Gaza become a staging area for the terrorist organization Hamas. In a good-will gesture to start negotiations, Israel froze settlement building in the West Bank, but the Arabs never came to the negotiating table. None of Israel's gestures of good will, nor has accepting Arab demands prior to negotiations, have led to actual negotiations.