So Amend Your Constitution, er, Basic Law - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 24.09.09 | 07:33 (IDT)

    So amend your constitution. Oops, no constitution, er, Basic Law, and define yourself. Why if the US doesn't define Israel legally and Egypt doesn't and Jordan doesn't an virtually nobody else does, why do the Palestinians have to define Israel? Is Israel incapable of defining itself? BTW - Who does legally define Israel the way Netanyahu wants Israel defined by the Palestinians, which country? Germany maybe? The question Israel and the Palestinians should be negotiating is, "where does Israel end and Palestine begin?" What are the borders? Why is Israel incapable of coming up with its own definition? Could it be Israelis don't agree?

    from the article: Netanyahu: No peace until Palestinians accept Israel as Jewish state
    First published 01:58 24.09.09 | Last updated 17:42 24.09.09
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