Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas returned home to cheers, after making the bid for Palestinian statehood at the United Nations. It's a sobering time for Israel, which is in a fight for its very survival.
This week on Jerusalem Dateline, our roundtable experts analyze what all this means for Israel, the United States, and the rest of the world.
Also this week -- where is Palestine? Who are the Palestinians?
We head to the streets of New York City to find out what people there really know about the debate over a Palestinian state. The answers we got in Times Square may surprise you.
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--Published Sept. 30, 2011.