You can be Jewish and support a two-state solution, and claim that Judaism supports it. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hanna Bard
    • 26.09.11 | 13:34 (IDT)

    Alex: People can argue from Jewish statements for politics, and one doesn't have to give Judaism up in order to support a two-state solution. I read about pikuach nefesh in Bente Groths book "Judaism" (maybe it's not translated to English) anyway, so people can support a two-state solution and say that Judaism supports it, and people who don't want a two-state solution can say that Judaism doesn't support it. It's not Judaism that makes peoples opinions but peoples opinions affect what statements in the Bible that people support. For example, Islam didn't make the 9/11 terrorists committ 9/11 but they thought so. They could have been equally Religious without committing 9/11. Same with Judaism and the settlements, people who want to be Religious Jews and support a two-state soultion can do so.

    from the article: Palestine, the UN, and lies at Rosh Hashanah
    First published 15:41 25.09.11 | Last updated 15:41 25.09.11
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