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    • Yitzhak
    • 30.03.11 | 13:38 (IST)

    I find this new law grossly offensive in so many ways, and Mr. Sheleg's meandering rationalizations do nothing to persuade me otherwise. If in the US a legislative body would pass such a law it would be struck down as discriminatory and unconstitutional. After centuries of being systematically excluded we Jews really should know better. So, we get our own country and we begin to act like our former oppressors? Shame on Sheleg, the authors of this law and those shortsighted dunderheads in the Knesset who voted for it because all they did is give anti-Israel bigots more ammunition to use against us.

    from the article: It isn't for the state to promote Arab-Jewish coexistence
    First published 03:31 30.03.11 | Last updated 03:31 30.03.11
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