Bruhaha - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 19.10.10 | 03:08 (IST)

    Big bruhaha for an oath that will be equal to all citizens, whether Jew, Arab, Christian, Muslim, Druze, Bahai, Bedouin, Philipino, etc. Israel is the homeland of the Jewish people, and an oath of loyalty to Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people with equal rights for minorities is fine. Scream, yell and kick, but it is totally fair and fine. Unfortunately, Haaretz doesn't quote MK's from Labor, Meretz, Likud, and Kadima, but only extreme, fringe parties, like Hadash and Ra'am Talal, besides Netanyahu himself. It would ahev been fair to cover a more ample array of opinions.

    from the article: Netanyahu wants loyalty oath bill to include Jews as well
    First published 21:21 18.10.10 | Last updated 21:21 18.10.10
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