Equal Sharing of the Burden - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Churchtown
    • 17.02.14 | 09:46 (IST)

    As a secular European I must not, and will not, comment on matters religious or theological in Israel. However, I am totally sympathetic to the concerns of citizens about sharing the duties at a time when all Israelis benefit from the protection given by the IDF. What has become of the original version of the act is a legal and cowardly farce, and Mr Lapid and his colleagues should think twice before they put their names to it. The whole matter reminds me of a friend who admitted ruefully: "....and then we decided to compromise, and did what my wife wanted."

    from the article: Immoral laws turn Israel into Sodom
    First published 17:38 16.02.14 | Last updated 19:42 15.02.14
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