Palestinian spirit of rejecting all compromises continues - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 15.10.10 | 21:16 (IST)

    Jerusalem 1947 despite clear majority of Jews in the city at a time the city always had an Arab as Jerusalem Municipal Council mayor. The British goverment decided to have a triple rotation — a Moslem mayor, a Christian mayor, and a Jewish mayor should serve in turn. Even though Jews were the clear Majority there will be 1 Muslim Arab mayor 1 Christian Arab mayor and 1 Jewish Mayor, alot less time in control than a majority would expect, the Jewish community accepted the propsal and the Arab community refused it. has anything really changed since then?

    from the article: Abbas: We'll never sign deal demanding recognition of Israel as Jewish state
    First published 16:14 15.10.10 | Last updated 16:14 15.10.10
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