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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 21.11.07 | 09:37 (IST)

    Recognition of Israel as the Jewish state must be absolutely non-negotiable. Those who do not understand this, do not understand the very essence of Zionism. Zionism was, and is, the national movement of Jewish self-determination. The birth of Israel, a state that is a Jewish democracy, was the culmination of this struggle for self-determination. All wars, 1948, 1967, 1973, Lebanon, and all battles against terror, have been fought in the name of the Jewish state. This history can never be rewritten or revised.

    from the article: Peace is not child's play
    First published 00:00 21.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.07
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