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Arab League Refuses to Recognize Israel as Jewish

Categorical rejection of 'Jewish state law' from Arab League ahead of controversial vote; support for PA action against Israel in UN, ICC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 5:39 PM

Shaked: Jewish State Law to Stop High Court Vetoes

Compromise or no, the Jewish State bill can ensure that critical laws for Israel's security get passed, claims MK Shaked.Benny Toker and Tova Dvorin, 11/21/2014, 12:21 PM

PM: 'Israel is the Jewish National Homeland'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hails Jewish State Law proposal, says 'balance' between Jewish, democratic values is 'obvious.'Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2014, 12:54 PM

PLO UK Ambassador Opposes Abbas's Position

PLO envoy differs with Abbas, calls for recognition of Jewish state, limited 'right of return,' and 'settlement blocs' annexed by Israel.Ari Yashar, 6/12/2014, 6:23 PM

Arab MK Asks PA for Help Defeating 'Jewish State'

Speaking to Hamas journal, MK calls to turn world opinion against Jewish State Law, warns it would rule that 'Jews have legitimate rights.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 5:33 PM

Netanyahu Promises Talmud Will Be Israeli Law

Netanyahu tells Likud hareidi leader Hebrew calendar will be official calendar of state in new Basic Law, Jewish law basis of legal system.Ari Yashar, 5/9/2014, 9:49 AM

'It is Impossible to Have a Bi-National State'

PM vows to defend 'the right to settle in the Land of Israel' in new Basic Law to make Israel a Jewish nation-state.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2014, 1:02 PM

'I Hope Justice System Doesn't Have Livni's Face'

MK Regev slams Livni for vowing to stop Basic Law defining Israel as Jewish, says Livni 'speaks like left-wing extremist.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/2/2014, 11:47 AM

PA: Israel as a Jewish State is 'Fantasy'

PA stubbornly clings to refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, wildly accuses Israel 'covering up massacres' of Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 2:10 PM

Arab League Officially Rejects 'Jewish State'

Arab League summit backs Abbas in refusing to recognize Israel as Jewish, says Israel responsible for 'tensions in the Middle East'.Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 4:32 PM

Arab Summit to Back Rejection of 'Jewish state'

Kuwait summit expected to stand by Mahmoud Abbas, PA stubbornness in peace talks with Israel.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 3/25/2014, 11:31 AM

Arab League Summit Backs PA Stubbornness in Talks

Middle East Muslim countries declare refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, as they grapple with regional conflicts.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2014, 10:56 PM

Arafat and Recognizing the Jewish State

On March 13, John Kerry told Congress that he views Israel’s requirement of recognition as the nation state of the Jewish People “as a mistake.” He added that Yasser Arafat “confirmed that he agreed it would be a Jewish state” in 1988 and in 2004. Amb. Alan Baker, 3/19/2014, 10:44 AM

Obama Tells Abbas Risks for Peace are Needed

'We are going to have to take some tough political decisions and risks if we able to move forward,' Obama told visiting Abbas.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2014, 6:58 PM

Kerry Told 'Condemn Terror, Not Jewish State'

Ministers slam Kerry statement on recognition 'mistake' during rocket barrage, say Washington is living in an 'illusion.'Ari Yashar, 3/14/2014, 11:44 AM

Kerry: 'Unprecedented Mistrust' Between Israel, PA

Despite 'significant' gaps on key issues, US Secretary of State still optimistic on peace deal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2014, 8:51 PM

Fatah: Netanyahu Speech Announces End To Talks

Senior Fatah and PLO member criticizes Netanyahu's AIPAC address, takes issue with recognition and security demands.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2014, 9:38 PM

'I'm Ready To Accept Palestine, Why Not Israel?'

Netanyahu argues PA refusal to recognize Israel as Jewish state is key roadblock in talks, says Kerry's efforts 'only way to peace.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2014, 11:41 AM

US Framework to Demand PA Recognize Jewish State

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro declares that PA must recognize Israel under framework agreement - despite their open opposition to it.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 11:09 AM

Official: Abbas Ready for Israel as a Jewish State

A senior PLO official was quoted as saying that PA chief Mahmoud Abbas was prepared to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.David Lev, 2/20/2014, 9:03 AM

Fatah: Israel and Hamas Holding High Level Contact

A Fatah spokesperson said that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu himself was in contact with Hamas terrorist leaders.David Lev, 2/20/2014, 8:14 AM

Mahmoud Abbas Incites Against 'Settlers'

Speaking to Israeli students in Ramallah, PA chief accuses Jews in Judea and Samaria of 'murder', urges leftists to 'stop them'.Ari Soffer, Ramallah, 2/16/2014, 3:46 PM

Peres: 'Live Under PA, What Are You Afraid Of?'

Peres responds to Bennett-Netanyahu crisis on having Jews live under PA, asks 'what's this fear, they'll kill Jews, today?'Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 1:06 PM

Netanyahu: Israel Demands Safety, Recognition

PM speaks about why a PA state must not be armed, and why Israel will continue to demand recognition as the Jewish state.Maayana Miskin, 1/28/2014, 9:11 PM

Likud Ministers: Peres 'Shot His Mouth Off Again'

Likud officials reacted sharply to comments by President Shimon Peres that Israel did not need PA recognition as a Jewish stateDavid Lev, 1/23/2014, 8:27 AM

Peres: PA Recognizing Jewish State 'Unnecessary'

President reportedly opposes Netanyahu's demands for recognition of Israel as Jewish state as the two travel to World Economic Forum.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 8:25 AM

'Arab States Will Never Recognize a Jewish State'

PA foreign minister: Arab states told Kerry that they fully support the PA's stand that it will not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 6:08 AM

Netanyahu Clarifies ‘Jewish State’ Demand

Netanyahu explains why it is vitally important that the PA recognize Israel as a Jewish state.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 2:56 PM

Israel: Jewish, Democratic, or Both?

Justice Minister Tzippy Livni and Professor Ruth Gavison to seek an answer to an age-old Israeli dilemmaDavid Lev, 10/13/2013, 4:40 PM

Netanyahu: The Jews are Home – We’re Not Leaving

Netanyahu says Israel ready to make ‘painful concessions,’ but demands recognition of Jewish State.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 9:42 PM