Lapid: Israel’s demand that Palestinians recognize Israel as Jewish state is rubbish

02.01.2014                      01.Schwat.5774                      Rosch Chodesch

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Lapid: Israel's demand that Palestinians recognize Israel as Jewish state is rubbish

Finance Minister's comments, made in August 2013, surface days before US Secretary of State John Kerry expected to make visit to Israel to push peace negotiations.

An op-ed published in the New York Times on Tuesday by Roger Cohen, titled "My Jewish State" has shed light on comments Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid made during a sit down with the columnist in August 2013. During their chat last summer,  Lapid reiterated his lack of interest in Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state….