You are a very bright individual and you yourself should know that this sudden "acknowledgement" of the State of Israel is nothing but a move to restore Hamas strength within the territories. Hamas will never truly acknowledge Israel, otherwise they would not be Hamas. Jerusalems response is so irrelevent because this is nothing but a joke. Sometimes your pacisifism makes you seem ignorant.
Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US national Karkoc (AP)
from the article: Hamas denies Meshal said group would consider recognizing Israel