Is Israel a Legitimate State?

Answering no contradicts the very forces promoting restraint

Andrew Katz
6 min readApr 25, 2024

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN General Assembly/photo by author

Some pro-Palestinian writers on Medium—a few who claim to be “scholars of colonialism” even—argue that because Britain had no right to partition Palestine between Jew and Arab the modern state of Israel is not a legitimate nation and never was.

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Andrew Katz

LA born & raised, now I live upstate. I hate snow. I write on healthcare, politics & history. Hobbies are woodworking & singing Xmas carols with nonsense lyrics