Freedom of religion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bobooma
    • 08.01.12 | 10:51 (IST)

    What Israel should do is adapt a freedom of religion clause. No one needs to get into an argument as to whose interpretation of halacha is right. For example, where does it state that the sleeves on a girls bloouse should be at the wrist instead of the elbow or just below or just above the elbow or at the shoulder,etc. Let Israel be a predominately Jewish state that allows its citiczens to determine for themselves as they do now as to how they define thier level of jewishness as opposed to the state defining it for them.

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