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    • JR
    • 28.12.05 | 17:29 (IST)

    All Jews that support Israel as a Jewish democracy should embrace this approach. These Religious Zionists are expressing a desire to participate in Israel's democratic society and institutions. This is not a cry for violent religious revolution. They want to change the system from within. Let them try. Any Jew with declared intentions to play by democratic rules should be a welcome participant in the Jewish homeland. While I don't share their views I realize that we are many kinds of Jews with many views that are all critical to the collective reality in the Jewish homeland. Maybe this will cause some of us on the left to get out and vote in higher numbers and play the democracy game too.

    from the article: The Right / Religious Zionism sets its sights on leading the country
    First published 00:00 28.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 28.12.05
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