Affixing a religious label to a states name is not done in any democracy. Israel should decide if it wants to be a theocracy with an overpowering state religion or a democracy. There is no common ground between the two. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 25.09.11 | 17:52 (IDT)

    The very principles of democracy are challenged by forcing people to accept a state religion which has tremendous power in the affairs of state. Even for members of that religion this can be a problem. For citizens not of that religion it is simply tyranny.

    from the article: Spain recognizes Israel as Jewish homeland, for first time
    First published 10:21 25.09.11 | Last updated 10:21 25.09.11
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