Why do you care whether they "recognize" Israel as a Jewish state? Will it change anything if a two-state solution is achieved? Would Palestine not continue to have sympathy for the plight of their Arab cousins with Israel? Would Palestine not criticize Israel for an aggressive policy toward its Arab neighbors? What do you think will happen if they "recognize"? They will all sing Hatikva forever?
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
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