March 19, 2014

What Does 'Jewish State' Even Mean?

Peter Beinart, Haaretz

The Associated Press

Is it Netanyahu and Lieberman’s Jewish state that alienates its Arab citizens, or Yitzhak Rabin’s inclusive Jewish state that dedicated itself, briefly, to true equality?

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TAGGED: Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Palestinians, Mahmoud Abbas

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