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How the Palestinians Should Respond To Israel's Demand To Recognize It As A Jewish State

Submitted by Robin Messing on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 7:14pm

Bibi Netanyahu has repeatedly demanded that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a "Jewish State" for peace talks to go anywhere.  It is not enough for the Palestinians to recognize Israel's right to exist peacefully as a normal state.  No, according to Netanyahu the Palestinians have to go beyond that and recognize Israel's right to exist as a Jewish State.  Israel hasn't always demanded this.  It did not require that either Egypt or Jordan recognize it as a Jewish State bef

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