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    • Yom Tov
    • 10.12.09 | 11:25 (IST)

    .Modern Israel was created by secular,socialist or left-wing zionist movements,some of their members were even atheists or openly anti-religious,but they had the common sense of allowing all currents of jewish behaviour and thinking to be represented in the government,including the religious way of life.That is really democracy.Do what you want with your private life and beliefs,and allow the others to do the opposite.Slowly,the rabbis trough their religious parties created the present situation where there is no real separation between church and state.The more they grow in % of the population,the theocracy will become inevitable,by vote.Then they will be able to abolish democracy.

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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