Could Jews become a minority in Israel? Higher Palestinian birth rates could lead to power shift in one-state solution

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Jews could become a minority in Israel if Palestinians are given the vote in a single-state solution, it has been claimed.

Israel, a country of 7.7million people, is traditionally a majority Jewish country with the ethnic split is roughly 75 per cent Jewish and 20 per cent Palestinian.

However, if the disputed territories of Gaza and the West Bank we absorbed by Israel into one state, the population would climb to just over 11million people and the balance would narrow to around 50 per cent Jewish and 46 per cent Palestinian.

‘To keep the majority, the rule within the Jewish majority, which will mean apartheid.


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