Who’s Afraid of the Bi-national State?

Israel is already a bi-national state – a state in which two nationalities reside, Jews and Arabs. The government's best bet is to encourage aliyah from the Diaspora and to better integrate Arab citizens into Israeli society.

Fear of the emergence of a bi-national state in the Land of Israel seems to be the driving force, on the right and on the left of the political spectrum, behind the many proposals for abandoning the hills of Samaria and Judea, the biblical Land of Israel, to powers as yet unknown and unpredictable. But the fact of the matter is that the State of Israel is already a bi-national state – a state in which two...