"How about Israel not recognize Palestine as a Muslim state, and Palestine not recognize Israel as a Jewish state; but recognize each other`s right to exist as they are and to define themself; and everyone move on to more tangible and productive issues?" You're right. Each should recognise the other's sovereignty after negotiating borders.
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from the article: It's better to stay home