Nope! Israel doesn't require that ANY other people "recognize her as a Jewish state." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Meiissa
    • 08.01.14 | 08:54 (IST)

    It's a matter of international law. Even Italy does not demand to be recognized as a Roman Catholic state, because that statement delegitimizes her non-Catholic population. The US does not officially acknowledge Israel as a Jewish state, for the same reason. In fact, over the decades, Israel has never made this demand, before very recently. It's another smoke-screen, nothing more.

    from the article: Kerry asks Saudis, Jordan to support Palestinian recognition of Israel as Jewish state
    First published 23:07 07.01.14 | Last updated 23:07 07.01.14
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