Palestinians: We Will Not Accept a Jewish Israel

(Gatestone Institute) Khaled Abu Toameh - In recent weeks, PA President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated his strong opposition to recognizing Israel as a Jewish state. This Palestinian refusal is one of the main obstacles to peace between Israel and the Palestinians. PA complaints about settlement construction are nothing more than a smokescreen. Many Palestinians regard Israel as one big settlement that needs to be removed from the Middle East. Even those who say they have accepted the two-state solution are not prepared to recognize any Jewish link to or history in the land.

2016-04-19 00:00:00

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