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Kerry: 'It's a Mistake' to for Israel to Demand a Jewish State
breitbart.com ^ | 3/13/14 | Joel Pollack

Posted on 03/13/2014 1:08:31 PM PDT by cotton1706

Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Thursday afternoon that it is a "mistake" for people to raise the issue of whether Palestinians would agree to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The Israeli government has insisted that Palestinians do so as part of an agreement, while Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the nations of the Arab League have all rejected Israel's demand.

"I think it's a mistake for some people to be raising it again and again as the decider," Kerry said, when asked to clarify the official position of the Obama administration. He pointed out that U.N. Resolution 181, which divided Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state, referred to "Jewish state" several times, and that the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat had also explicitly recognized Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state.

Last week, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper that while the U.S. considered Israel a Jewish state, it was not necessary for the Palestinians to do so. Both President Barack Obama and Secretary Kerry have made repeated references to Israel as a Jewish state recently, raising hopes that they might side with a demand the Israeli government believes is at the core of the decades-old conflict.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Egypt; Israel; Politics/Elections; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2statesoluion; dncantisemitism; egypt; gaza; heinzantisemitism; iran; kerryantisemitism; lebanon; lurch; recognizeisrael; secstatekerry; statedeptvsisrael; syria; waronterror
We know Kerry is a total dope. But Israel HAS BEEN Jewish state since 1948 and they have a claim to that area of the world for over 4,000 years.
1 posted on 03/13/2014 1:08:31 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Is not the whole world expected to recognize many arab States as Muslim?


2 posted on 03/13/2014 1:10:01 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of "gun free zones"?)
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To: cotton1706

Israel should have no worries, Obama said he has their back.


3 posted on 03/13/2014 1:12:56 PM PDT by AU72
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To: cotton1706

OK, well, would it be a mistake if God called for a Jewish state?


4 posted on 03/13/2014 1:17:06 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: AU72

Unbelievable is it not?

God help us, and I mean this, if we abandon Israel.


5 posted on 03/13/2014 1:17:22 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: cotton1706

Lurch needs to borrow Obama’s teleprompter.
This is going to anger some major donors on the left.
Not all, just some. Enough to matter in 6 months.


6 posted on 03/13/2014 1:17:51 PM PDT by Zathras
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To: exnavy

How would we feel, if let’s say Putin said that we do not recognize Alaska as a US state? That it’s Russian.


7 posted on 03/13/2014 1:18:47 PM PDT by nikos1121
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To: cotton1706

“Peace in our time!” Shouted Secretary of State John Kerry, who was the recipient of several Purple Hearts in Viet Nam. “I finally got the Palestinians on board! This is historic! The only thing they wanted was this one clause I inserted here, that Israelis are not to be seen as human beings! It’s a miracle!”


8 posted on 03/13/2014 1:18:53 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: cotton1706

It was a mistake to make Kerry Secretary of State. Big mistake.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 1:19:11 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: cotton1706

Really?

Seemed to pretty much end aggression from Egypt.

I say continue insisting.


10 posted on 03/13/2014 1:20:52 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: cotton1706

What utter bull sheet! He Can’t be that dumb. Impossible. This is just more of the Obama effort to “delegitimize” Israel ( a nation far more legitimate than most on planet earth) and undermine it as much as possible so his islamoNazi pals can kill it off We can give thanks that Kerry has revealed himself as the islamonazis. Little dumb errand boy. What a pathetic way to go down. In history, Johnnie. You’ve not only embarrassed America, you’ve made yourself into a real joke. . .


11 posted on 03/13/2014 1:23:09 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("H)
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To: nikos1121
If Obbie wan screwup was still president, we would probably surrender.

How does that compare to my comment?

Because God did establish a Jewish stat, right where it is, Longer ago than Arabs have been called Palestinians.

12 posted on 03/13/2014 1:24:03 PM PDT by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: nikos1121

Sure. Why not give them Northern California too?

/s


13 posted on 03/13/2014 1:24:59 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

The people of Mass prove time after time their lack of an IQ by who them keep electing into office. Then the government promotes them to this level of stupidity.


14 posted on 03/13/2014 1:26:00 PM PDT by edcoil (Not a single republican was ever a slave owner. They were all democrats.)
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To: cotton1706

In explaining the comment, Kerry stated that the current adminstration’s position on Israel is best expressed by the phrase “Juden Raus!”, which he explained meant that “all parties should discuss their differences on a good faith basis and resolve them through mutual give and take that results in a satisfactory compromise for all involved”. After that is done, the next step is called “Vernichtungslager”, which Kerry said the President will explain when that phase is reached.


15 posted on 03/13/2014 1:26:44 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: 17th Miss Regt

We think alike (my post 8).

Kerry should have been handed the Secretary of White House Laundry post because he’s best at folding.


16 posted on 03/13/2014 1:31:14 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: edcoil

Lurch was functioning above his paygrade as a senator. As SOS he is totally clueless although his boss is no better. The dumb leading the dumber.


17 posted on 03/13/2014 1:34:47 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: cotton1706

Me: It’s a mistake to think Kerry has a fully functioning brain.


18 posted on 03/13/2014 1:35:00 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: cotton1706
We know Kerry is a total dope. But Israel HAS BEEN Jewish state since 1948 ...

Which was sort of his point ...

19 posted on 03/13/2014 1:41:05 PM PDT by x
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To: cotton1706

Kerry is a schlemiel and a putz, and knows bupkis. Carry on, Israel.


20 posted on 03/13/2014 1:44:17 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: cotton1706

What’s harder? Recognizing Israel as a state or recognizing John Kerry as a pompous ass?


21 posted on 03/13/2014 1:46:20 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: cotton1706

‘It’s a Mistake’ to for Israel to Demand a Jewish State

Israel is a country, not a state.


22 posted on 03/13/2014 1:46:33 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: cotton1706
He pointed out that U.N. Resolution 181, which divided Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state, referred to "Jewish state" several times, and that the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat had also explicitly recognized Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state.

Since they have already done it once, then they won't mind doing it a second time, just for good measure.

23 posted on 03/13/2014 1:47:02 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: cotton1706

Ignorant stupid dumb idiotic Mr. Embarrassment has stuck his d@ck in his mouth again. He’s really gone over Moron Mountain these last few weeks. Is there something new wrong with him, or ?? C


24 posted on 03/13/2014 1:48:53 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("H)
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To: cotton1706

Kerry: ‘It’s a Mistake’ to for Israel to Demand a Jewish State

Oh, STFU already, camel-face!


25 posted on 03/13/2014 1:49:56 PM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: cotton1706

26 posted on 03/13/2014 2:06:00 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Do you really believe that sock puppet kerry said that all by himself? Kerry mouth is moving by remote control by his puppet master mac daddy.

Kerry speak and mac daddy then denies that he knew anything about what sock puppet kerry said or did.


27 posted on 03/13/2014 2:08:02 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: cotton1706
Let me see if I understand you correctly Mr. Kerry.

Aside from the moral and illogic of your argument, is it even legally contractual, to negotiate with an entity that believes a party to the contract should not exist?

It seems upon the signing of the contract, said contract would be considered null and void because said party does not even recognize the existence of the other party. So why would they even consider honoring said contract if the other party does not exist,

I am sorry Mr. kerry, What part do you not get?

28 posted on 03/13/2014 2:20:25 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: chiefqc

J Effin Kerry! Writing checks America cannot cash!


29 posted on 03/13/2014 2:23:17 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: nikos1121

Sadly, for the most part, we already have.


30 posted on 03/13/2014 2:24:35 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: chiefqc

Actually I think its a sock puppet pecking order starting with Valeria Jarrett. :-)


31 posted on 03/13/2014 2:34:21 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Marguerite

That is an insult to camels everywhere.


32 posted on 03/13/2014 2:40:03 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: cotton1706

JOHN KERRY IS AN EFFIN AMERICAN TRAITOR AND SHOULD BE CLEANING TOILETS IN LEAVENWORTH.


33 posted on 03/13/2014 2:59:48 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: seanmerc

My profound apology to camels :)


34 posted on 03/13/2014 3:33:00 PM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: cotton1706

John Kerry is an educated fool.


35 posted on 03/13/2014 4:17:10 PM PDT by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: BfloGuy

What have you got against fools? What have they ever done to you.


36 posted on 03/13/2014 4:20:49 PM PDT by sport
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

IOW, “good one, Lurch.”

John Kerry: Russia has until Monday to reverse course in Ukraine
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37 posted on 03/13/2014 5:06:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cotton1706

Dear Lord God, Please keep this country a strong supporter of the nation of Israel.


38 posted on 03/13/2014 5:46:00 PM PDT by Moorings
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