While addressing the Central Committee of the Histadrut on December 30, 1947, Ben-Gurion stated: - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • let get this right, part 3
    • 23.06.13 | 23:58 (IDT)

    "In the area allocated to the Jewish State there are not more than 520,000 Jews and about 350,000 non-Jews, mostly Arabs. Together with the Jews of Jerusalem(WHICH WASN'T ISRAEL'S!!), the total population of the Jewish State at the time of its establishment, will be about one million, including almost 40% non-Jews. such a [population] composition does not provide a stable basis for a Jewish State. This [demographic] fact must be viewed in all its clarity and acuteness. With such a [population] composition, there cannot even be absolute certainty that control will remain in the hands of the Jewish majority.... There can be no stable and strong Jewish state so long as it has a Jewish majority of only 60%."

    from the article: Bulldozing Palestinian history on Israel's southern hills
    First published 09:30 22.06.13 | Last updated 09:30 22.06.13
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