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  •  Well, it isn't predicated on (2+ / 0-)
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    such a recognition, is it?

    We recognize Israel, and Jordan, and Algeria, etc. etc. etc.  We don't recognize them as "Arab states" or "Muslim states" or "Jewish states."  We recognize them as states.

    Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

    by corvo on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 10:16:24 AM PDT

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    •  Ok (0+ / 0-)

      But how is our existence predicated on recognizing Israel as a Jewish state?

      •  It isn't; and yet somehow, (1+ / 0-)
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        Palestine's is.

        That's what this is all about.  It's not about retroactively forcing the rest of the world to recognize Israel as "the Jewish state."

        Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

        by corvo on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 10:21:39 AM PDT

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