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    • tbart
    • 07.10.10 | 06:24 (IST)

    Israel should have a constitution that includes language about Israel as the homeland for the Jewish people and the place where they exercise self determination. New Citizens should pledge to support and defend the constitution, obey the laws, and defend the nation as required by law. To pledge specifically to a "Jewish State" is fundamentally wrong, and ill advised in a country that has no constitution or bill of rights. Please get it right Israel!

    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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