Israel was created as The Jewish State by the UN - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David
    • 14.09.10 | 19:05 (IST)

    Abbas doesn't have to recognize Israel as a historical state. He just has to agree to the idea of the original partition plan that divided the British Mandate of Palestine into a "Jewish State" now Israel and an "Arab State" now to be Palestine. It is accepting the difference and principle that defines the two-state solution.

    from the article: Aluf Benn / Who will blink first as peace talks stakes pile ever higher?
    First published 00:50 14.09.10 | Last updated 00:50 14.09.10
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