Dovid - here we go again - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Josh Goldman
    • 01.08.07 | 01:10 (IDT)

    Dovid writes: "When balancing the dual princiles of Jewish and Democratic, Israel ought to swing towards the Jewish pole when confronted with conflicts with pure democratic principles, since to do otherwise wold eventually spell the end of Israel`s Jewish statehood, and create a Lebanon - with stong tendancies to become an Arab majority." Here we have it in a sentence. When push comes to shove 'Jewish Democracy' cannot work. You either have democracy or Jewish theocracy. You can't have a bit of both depending on the situation or how people happen to be feeling today.

    from the article: Violating the norms of democracy
    First published 00:00 31.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.07.07
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