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    • dave
    • 10.12.09 | 17:38 (IST)

    in switzerland its illegal to work on sundays because its the worship days of christians and non catholics cant work without a special permit which is nearly impossible to obtain. i know this cuz i have a really close friend of mine a muslim who cant work on sundays. do u know why this rule is established. because ur fellow christian swiss re goin to pray in sunday and this creates an inequality between chr and non chr.till now everything ok but everyone can work friday and saturday.isnt that create an inequality to suppressed minorities like jews and muslims in swiss? so this law is equal and non theocratic. but if isr choose to forbid working in sabbath its theocracy? please i had enough of ur hypocrisy! i dont want those rules too but its our culture. in a democracy everyone cant get what they want. Christmas is holyday in swiss why not a jewish holyday in jewish country? can u tell me why this doesnt make swiss a theocracy and makes isr one?

    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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