Defining Israel as a "Jewish State"
Date Written: 2018-05-04
Year Published: 2018
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX22489
The definition of what is a "Jewish State" and "what is a Jew" is a fundamental part of this debate. The "Jewish State" is like no other. It uses a concept of Jewish nationality which is like no other definition of nationality. It is the Jewish character of the State that is given preference to all other considerations and gives superior rights to Jews over the non-Jewish population in Israel.