The israelis are kidding nobody. 'Jewish democratic state' is an oxymoron! Just as a 'Christian democratic'state' would not be accepted by many Britons. First of all remove the 'Jewish' bit. Then take a look at Israel and ponder objectively on whether it is actually democratic. Now you realise you will have to remove the 'democratic' bit. We are left with'recognise Israel' - How's that?
Knesset passes 'Norwegian Law' allowing ministers to resign their seats, remain in cabinet (Haaretz)
from the article: Vice Premier: No chance of peace with Palestinians in near future