Bennett: Palestinian State Would Create Refugee Crisis for Israel

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The Jerusalem Post reports: Reiterating his  fierce opposition to a two-state solution, Education and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) said Monday that the creation of a Palestinian state would see an influx of Palestinian refugees, many of whom he believes would try to cross into Israel.

Addressing the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CPMAJO) at its annual summit in Jerusalem, Bennett said: “If we establish a Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria, that state will open up the gates and will see a flood of refugees enter Judea and Samaria.”

He warned that the result would be a swift reversal of the Jewish majority between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea to an Arab one.

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