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    • Richard Hode
    • 11.01.12 | 17:16 (IST)

    If it happens that "Israel will be ruled by the Halakha in the future; that it will not be a democracy, but a monarchy with the Messiah at its head" then I will burn my Jewish membership card, so to speak. If the fanatic religious establish a monopoly on Judaism, then they're welcome to it, but count me out. I will simply become an ex-Jew, and tell my children how we once were Jews, but were driven away by the retrograde fanatics whose heads are anchored in an earlier millennium. Good riddance to you, I will not miss you, nor you me.

    from the article: Do Israeli liberals need a State of Tel Aviv?
    First published 16:21 11.01.12 | Last updated 16:21 11.01.12
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