News Brief 8/26/2013, Elul 20, 5773
Bayit Yehudi: No Need for a Second 'Bar-Ilan Speech'
A report in Ma'ariv Monday said that Netanyahu was planning to offer the Palestinian Authority a temporary deal, in which Israel would surrender more land to the PA. The offer would be Israel's response to PA demands that Israel withdraw from all of Judea and Samaria, and most of Jerusalem. Netanyahu is likely to offer the PA nearly all the land outside the large settlement blocs, withdrawing IDF troops from many areas where Jews live, especially in the Binyamin area.
Netanyahu's office has denied that such a speech is in the works - and that would be a positive thing,