Netanyahu at AIPAC: Palestinians Must Join Israel on the Side of Peace and Hope
Peace will begin when PLO leader Mahmoud Abbas recognizes Israel as a Jewish state, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told AIPAC’s 2014 Policy Conference recently. “Abbas must recognize the Jewish state,” Netanyahu, the last major speaker of the three day, 14,000-person event, said. “In doing so, he’d be telling the Palestinians that, while we have a territorial dispute, the right of the Jewish people to a state of their own is beyond dispute. “Recognize it. No excuses. No delays. It’s time,” he told the audience. “The Palestinians need to stop denying history.”
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