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Questioning the wisdom

Reader comment on item: Recognizing Israel as the Jewish State: Statements, Actions, Analyses

Submitted by Shai Solomon (Israel), Jan 23, 2014 at 16:21

Dear Sir,

I am proud to be a citizen of the only Jewish state in the world, the ancestral home of the Jewish People.

I do however, wonder about the benefits of demanding recognition in the above from our enemies:

1. We do not need their recognition. This has already been established by scripture, history and international recognition.

2. By making such an unnecessary demand, we are raising the price the Palestinians will exact from us in negotiations, in return for such "recognition".

3. What is the value of such a "recognition" from people who's culture legitimizes and lauds lying and subterfuge?

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