A person is legitimate. A family is legitimate. A clan is legitimate. A country is nonsense intended to profit some powerful person or group. Just look at the deceptive practices needed to prop up every country. No family or person is so pathetic that they need a flag or an anthem, only a country needs it. Even so, among countries Israel is the high fructose corn syrup of legitimacy.
Education Minister Bennett orders increased funding for gay youth organizations (Haaretz)
from the article: Is Israel a legitimate state?