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    • Moshe
    • 17.12.07 | 04:27 (IST)

    Do you know why they should celebrate the Jewish state's 6oth anniversary? Quite simply because they are much better off financially and have a much higher standard of living than their co-religionists in the Arab world,and have world class medicine at their call,opportunities to be represented via democratic elections in the Knesset, have their own political parties,opportunities to serve in government( one is a cabinet minister), opportunities to serve in the IDF(a Druze became a general a few years ago),opportunities for service in the diplomatic corps, study at the university level,and enjoy equal protection under the law, freedom of worship, freedom of expression, freedom to travel in and out of the country,freedom to own property, freedom of business transactions as a start.The actusl list is much longer.

    from the article: A celebration for Jews only
    First published 00:00 16.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.12.07
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