Harry Saul Markham, a student in London and the director of a Jewish educational movement, writes in Israel Hayom ➤ Anyone that suggests the Palestinians will erase these memories or feelings for this land through a change in leadership or for political expediency, simply does not understand the Palestinian narrative.
A Jewish state based on universal suffrage and the protection of rights and liberties for all has flourished for over 72 years. For those of us that campaign for Israel, the line "Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East" has been our trump card. Israel is certainly the oasis of democracy in a neighborhood of autocratic and police states. Although for many, the future of a democratic and Jewish state is in peril. This is certainly the view of one of the world's largest liberal Zionist organizations, J Street ...
I would agree that the democratic future of the Jewish state is in real danger. And although I am in favor of maintaining the status quo for as long as possible, I do not believe it will be eternally sustainable, and one day, therefore, there will need to be a permanent solution to this conflict.
However, I do not believe the proposed two-state solution is the answer.
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