the name of a state is not up to anyone to decide - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • gman
    • 18.07.13 | 17:03 (IDT)

    palestinians are not responsible for the faith of the residents of israel no more than it is responsible for the democratic decisions the people of israel vote in for themselves. If israelis wish to rename their country to the ''Jewish state of Israel'', let them do so themselves by a democratic referendum or a knesset legislative bill.

    from the article: Kerry's plan: Peace talks to resume based on 1967 lines, recognition of Israel as Jewish state
    First published 16:50 18.07.13 | Last updated 16:50 18.07.13
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