The lesson, I think, is this: the Holy Land holds histories that, with time, can be taught to coexist.
It's the "benign" in what Peter Beinart reported as Obama's expected "benign neglect" policies toward the Holy Land.
On the topic of the Holy Land, there remains the little matter of God.
"western Palestine, Judaea," late 13c., translating Medieval Latin terra sancta (11c.).