There is a difference between a state which is a "home for the jewish people" and a "jewish state". Because hopefully there will not be exclusively jewish people living there. Same difference as for example a state "home for the blind" and a "blind state".
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
from the article: Aluf Benn / Who will blink first as peace talks stakes pile ever higher?