TV News LIES

Sunday, Mar 01st

Last update01:10:29 AM GMT

You are here News International Israel's Dreaded Tipping Point Has Finally Arrived

Israel's Dreaded Tipping Point Has Finally Arrived

E-mail Print PDF

Israel's tipping pointThe country can either be a Jewish democracy or possess all of its historical territory. It can't have both.

As President Obama prepares to visit Israel later this month, reports from administration officials indicate that he does not intend to focus on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but rather to discuss regional threats such as Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons and the continuing violence in Syria. But Obama should realize that Israel's continued presence in the West Bank is an existential threat to its continuity as a democratic, Jewish state -- and time is not on Israel's side.

The urgency of this issue was illustrated by Sergio DellaPergola, a Hebrew University professor and an expert on Israeli population studies, in a presentation at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington last month. The statistics DellaPergola assembled are clear and their implications are frightening. Right now, the total number of Jews and Arabs living under Israeli rule in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza is just under 12 million people.

At the moment, a shade under 50 percent of the population is Jewish. In other words, right now -- not in five or ten years, but right now -- only 50 percent of the people living in the Jewish state and in the areas under its control are Jews. The dreaded tipping point -- which advocates of the two-solution have been warning about for years -- has finally arrived.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Many South Sudan boys 'kidnapped to be child soldiers'

Ssudanese boy soldiersHundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the...

Italian MPs overwhelmingly approve recognition of Palestine

Matteo RenziItalian lawmakers backed a non-binding resolution on Friday urging the government to recognize Palestine as a...

UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February

Iraqi deathsThe U.N. mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100...

Egypt courts list Hamas as terrorist group, give Brotherhood leader life

Egypt declares Hamas terroristsAn Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, judicial sources said on...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!