The “Jewish state” demand and the Palestinian response
A Bitter Lemons Symposium, 4 May 2009 edition
A Palestinian View
Ghassan Khatib, Netanyahu is throwing obstacles in the way of peace
The concept of a Jewish state contradicts the modern notion of democratic political systems.
Eyad Sarraj, an interview, Israel is on a dangerous path
Israel’s insistence on having a Jewish state is a form of racism that can only lead to a future of violence and more discrimination.
An Israeli View
Yossi Alpher, Palestinians will have to find a formula
Israel’s claim is ironclad.
Yisrael Harel, No recognition
Once again, the big losers will be the Palestinians.