Much was made of Israel's Jewish character, in the last few days. The issue of the oath, and now the issue of the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. But I think we should remember that practically every Islamic country (where islam is the majority religion) is, in fact, called "The Islamic Republic of ...", and apparently, everybody is OK with that:: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Iran, etc. But furthermore, every Islamic country has Islam pinned as their main force and raison d'etre.
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu asking Palestinians to cede right of return