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Name of Palestinian Government Questioned by Arab Paper

The question of the proper name of the Palestinian Government was raised by the Arab paper, “Meraat El Sherk” in connection with the issuance of diplomas to a number of Jewish graduates of the elementary school.

In the diplomas given these graduates the term “Government of Eretz Yisroel” was used, while in the English and Arab diplomas, the words “Government of Palestine” were used. The paper protests against the use of the former term, claiming that it would imply that Palestine is a Jewish country and that its government is Jewish.