If Palestinians don't offer a plan for peace, what's Israel to do?

To the editor: Follow not what people say, but what they do. Rebecca Vilkomerson's group Jewish Voice for Peace ignores the defining actions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ("Discriminatory policies risk Israel's longtime bipartisan U.S. support," Opinion, Dec. 16)

Palestinians rejected the state handed to them in 1947. Had they simply built a country, as Israel did, history would not know of this conflict.

With President Clinton, then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered peace to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in...