Israel is extending a law that prevents Palestinian spouses of Israelis from automatically becoming Israeli citizens. “There’s no need to hide behind security arguments,” Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said at a meeting of top Israeli officials, according to Ha’aretz. “There is a need for the existence of a Jewish state.”
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