December 24, 2012

West Bank Jews Have Rights, Too

Rafael Castro, Ynet News

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If Abbas and the Palestinian Authority genuinely desired peace and reconciliation between Jews and Arabs, they would invite the Jewish residents of the West Bank to apply for citizenship in a future Palestinian state. To accept Jewish neighbors on their soil would be the best way to prove that a future Palestinian state would be a tolerant multi-religious and multiethnic society. It would also be the best way to reassure Israelis that a Palestinian state would be a peaceful neighbor. Nevertheless, Palestinian leaders openly vaunt their determination to cleanse all Jews from the West Bank.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Jews, Settlements, Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority, West Bank, Palestine, Israel


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