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On the Anti-Semitism Behind the Two-State Solution

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Submitted by Ludvikus (United States), Jan 9, 2018 at 10:44

The discourse behind the 2-State Solution has been plagued by an unexposed Racist presumption. I say "Racist" because "anti-Semitism" I view a the particular form of Race hatred historically experienced by Jews.

The presumption involves of course the interpretation of Population "Transfer" into post-1967 Territory in accordance with its alleged illegality under the Fourth Geneva Convention.

However, there is in fact no reason why there cannot be a another State carved out of Palestine with Jews in it also, as is the case in Israel where Arabs make up a substantial minority.

The world presumes that it isn't in fact ETHNIC CLEANSING if Jews are permitted to Settle in the West Bank; in fact, the assumed policy is that the news Palestinian State is to be Judenrein - Free of Jews.

But in fact there is no reason why a Third Palestinian State (Jordan being the Second already) - but with a minority Jewish Population.

What really is most surprising is the fact that Israelis and Jews do not consider this argument - probably because they can only imagine a Greater Israel - incorporating most of the Settlements into Israel.

There is no effort to consider reversing the Ethnic Cleansing of Jews from Arab Muslim and Christian states.
Perhaps this blindness is also obscured partially because Jewish means both a Religion and a Nationality, so that there are in the world purely Religious Jews who even reject Israel, and Atheistic Secular Jews who are Israeli citizens.

Accordingly, I recommend the revival of the 2-state solution - but with the Caveat that Jews be granted an equal right to Settlement.

It is important to observe the context in which Abbas refused peace negotiation - he insisted on the precondition that now Jews, or Israelis, establish Settlements during Negotiations. He should have been confronted with the now obvious question, "Why must a Second State be Free of Jews?

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