Haaretz reports that Kerry is returning to Israel on Friday. Apparantly Netanyahu has made some concessions which include releasing prisoners over a six month period, construction freeze on settlements outside the blocs and most worrisome,
Is this an agreement to disagree? If so that would be meaningless. But to allow Kerry to say it is not meaningless and will have huge significance.
Apparently Abbas is also being asked to recognize Israel as a Jewish state and is balking..