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    • Rouffian
    • 04.05.11 | 12:23 (IDT)

    It would be fairer all round. All Palestinians would automatically become Israelis and there would no longer be any reason to terrorise and persecute the Arabs. Jews could go and live in Joseph's Tomb if they want, and Arabs could go and live in Jerusalem. There would be no need for Israel to steal land or water, as it would all be Israeli land and water, for use by all Israelis, Jewish or Arab. Right of return would be automatic, and there would be little point in Hamas refusing to recognise the state that they were a part of. Of course Israel would have to become a secular state, as nearly half of Israelis wouldn't be Jews, but that's a good thing. No religious persecution, and after a few decades Arabs would outnumber Jews anyway, so there would be very good reasons to learn to get on together. Damned good idea, el pratt.

    from the article: Right-wing Israelis barricade themselves in West Bank Jewish holy site
    First published 01:06 04.05.11 | Last updated 01:06 04.05.11
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