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    • scott
    • 27.09.09 | 20:16 (IST)

    When I lived in Israel there was a secular optimism and a dedication to "universal ideals". Today,the religious jews have hijacked the Israeli government and have increasingly turned to racism and extremism. In the end, they will turn Israel into another "ghetto" that will fulfill their prophecy of persecution. It has become harder and harder for jews around the world to endorse the policies of the extreme right. The alliance with the evangelical christians will end in disaster. If you believe in a free and productive Israel that has a place in the world, than we must suppress the religious extremists that have clearly taken control of the Israeli government.

    from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770
    First published 16:53 27.09.09 | Last updated 16:11 13.11.09
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