#25 don asks an interesting question - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Johnboy
    • 01.12.09 | 07:12 (IST)

    d: "do they recognize western jerusalem as capital of Israel?" Not at the moment, no. There is the possibility that they will finesse this issue further, to the point where: 1) "Jerusalem" is the capital of Israel 2) "Qods" is the capital of Palestine 3) "Jerusalem" is "Qods" (and vice versa). 4) Israeli SOVEREIGNTY over "Jerusalem" ends at the western edge of the Green Line, and Palestinian SOVEREIGNTY over "Qods" ends at the eastern edge of the Green Line. At which point, of course, the question: Q1: what is the capital of Israel? gives a different answer to the question Q2: who has sovereignty over Jerusalem? Because: A1: "Jerusalem" A2: Israel up to the Green Line, and Palestine thereafter.

    from the article: Livni to Sweden: Ditch EU plan on dividing Jerusalem
    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 13:56 19.12.09
Haaretz Headlines
Residents inspect damage after airstrikes, Aleppo, Syria
Israel sees Aleppo battle as tilting balance in favor of Iran-Hezbollah axis

Though Jerusalem rarely voices its opinion on the raging Syrian war, Israel secretly prefers war of attrition between the Assad's regime and its enemies.

18:23 08.02.16 | 0 comments
Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov
Chechen strongman says his spies have infiltrated ISIS, gathering intel for Russia

Putin ally Ramzan Kadyrov says 'best fighters' have been sent to Syria to help Russian airstrike campaign, in interview for state-controlled Russia 1 channel.

19:37 08.02.16 | 0 comments
Cast member Jennifer Lawrence poses at the premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2' in Lo

Who's behind the $55,000 trip to Israel in the Oscar gift bag?

Tourism ministry slips $55,000 trip to Israel in gift bag for upcoming Oscar ceremony, hoping to woo DiCaprio, Stallone and other celebrities.

Senator Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders is smart to keep his mouth shut about Israel

The U.S. presidential candidate has the Democratic progressive vote in his pocket and is wise not to reveal that, on the Middle East, he stands more to the right than his fans would like him to.

18:20 08.02.16 | 0 comments