How does anyone define Israel as a democracy when the religion rules the nation? If private interprise is restricted to religious terms. How does anyone get anything done? Everyone in Israel isn't Jewish, and many Jews don't abide with the restrictrions religion places on their lives. Israel isn't a democracy; it is a theocracy.
Three Jews arrested in Damascus Gate in E. Jerusalem after attacking residents, police (Haaretz)
from the article: Shabbat buses in Tel Aviv unlikely, despite city council resolution