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A Very Jewish State

Posted 4:48 pm May 10, 2011 In: Readings

A Very Jewish State

Many Israeli Jews who are otherwise quite sane seem to believe that unless they have something like an 80% majority then the country would become just another Arab state. This is a central delusion, often expressed in apocalyptic “end of days” language. Others ask: how can a single state come about, and what would it look and feel like.

Dissent Magazine recently hosted a discussion around these themes. You can read the three contributions here, and we reproduce below the major one-state defence by Rachel Lever which takes up both these points. (more…)