lakshmi you really do need to learn a lot. Isreals insistans is on hamas to recognise Isreal, not the world to do so. The reason being is very simple, hamas refusal to recognise Isreal is the driving force for comitting terrorist activities against Isreal and Jews. Once they recognise Isreal they will have no logical reason to attach Isreal - but they refuse to do so.
from the article: Hamas' test of responsibility