Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Can Israel Exist?

In the long term the ethical question is Can Israel continue to exist in its present form as a Jewish state? Can it exist on occupied land that once belonged to persons who have become displaced for generations? This is an unending ethical dilemma for the Jewish state. Will the ethically indefensible state of Israel have to give way to a United State of Palestine in which Palestinians whose human rights were violated beginning with the creation of the State of Israel, will have the right to return to the places from which they were evicted?
It is difficult to conceive of any other solution that is ethical. More on this...