Nobody recognises Israel as The Jewish State, why should the Pals? Oh and by the way, since Israel doesn't recognise Palestine at all, it's a fair amount of chutzpah to even ask! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 11.10.10 | 17:48 (IST)

    No country around the world recognises Israel as the Jewish State. UN 181 was never implemented and it used the terms Jewish state and Arab state purely to illustrate the idea of splitting Palestine into two ethnic blocs. It was never intended to mean that Bibi and Lieberman could cement a little ethnocracy 60 years later and condemn Arabs to permanent second class status, as aliens in their own land. If Israel really wants to make a big deal out of UN 181 obviously it would have to go back to the UN 181 borders as well.

    from the article: Netanyahu offers settlement freeze in return for recognition as Jewish state, Palestinians say no
    First published 16:52 11.10.10 | Last updated 21:11 11.10.10
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