If you want the settlers to leave let them stay. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • MIKE
    • 27.06.11 | 00:36 (IDT)

    As far as Jewish settlers go, they should be permitted to stay where they are. If they find themselves in Palestine they'll be Palestinians. Jewish Palestinians. Israel has Arabs. Palestine can have Jews. It's the same thing. No artificial borders for them. Once the settlers understand this, most of them will leave voluntarily. Zealots who choose to stay will become citizens of Palestine with full rights and privileges accorded to citizens of Palestine regardless of religion or national background but they'll have to pay, to the rightful owner or to the state, for the land that they occupy . There's no free land. They can do what everybody else does, they can take out mortgages.

    from the article: Palestinians officially decide to seek UN recognition for statehood in September
    First published 23:34 26.06.11 | Last updated 23:34 26.06.11
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