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    • arieh zimmerman
    • 08.06.10 | 04:15 (IDT)

    Because of protests by the Ultra religious political parties, Israeli politicians have been unable or unwilling to legislate a Bill of Rights, or to complete a Constitution which would reinforce the incomplete the Basic Rights. If President Obama's pressure finally enables our politicians to wiggle out from under the weight ofthe religious right, he will have done more for the population of Israel than any other American president.

    from the article: Obama's new vision of Jewish state guarantees rights of Israeli Arabs
    First published 01:53 08.06.10 | Last updated 01:53 08.06.10
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