It is precisely because Israeli leaders are ruled by their political desires, instead of using the Torah as a moral compass, that Israel is facing the issues it does. The concessions Ehud Olmert and other Israeli leaders are planning include abandoning Judea, Samaria, the Temple Mount, Hebron, etc. Once you take away Israel's religious heritage, the holy sites become expendable; once they become expendable, so does Tsfat and Tiberias,Read the whole thing.
The Palestinians get it. That's why they consider recognizing Israel as a Jewish State to be a deal-breaker.
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