Another step in the right direction for a democracy on the defensive. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Avi
    • 07.10.10 | 08:54 (IST)

    I like how the morons on this talk-back squirm and troll baseless opinions. This oath means Israel will remain a Jewish state, while stil have equal rights to it's minorities. Does this mean an Arab public worker will be paid less? That they won't be able to vote or buy an apartment? Or enroll in public schools? No. It means Israel's traditions as Jewish will remain the nation's characteristics and Jews will remain a majority. Some people in Europe apparently do not see that when 20% of their population, which is a minority, becomes hostile, constantly aids terrorists, it's elected leaders go against the country and clash with the military, and it's religious leaders call for the end of the state, while the nation's religious identity is being threatened by them, they'd do the same. In times of war people band together and become more national, this is just another sect. Israel should not, and will not apologize for defending it'self and preserving it's way of life.

    from the article: Labor expects new settlement freeze as payoff for loyalty oath
    First published 00:11 07.10.10 | Last updated 00:11 07.10.10
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