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    • Richard
    • 29.03.12 | 13:18 (IST)

    Zev, Thank you for your reply, it was informative. I'm an atheist, I don't believe in "God" or "Allah" or the Flying Spaghetti Monster for that matter. From what I've seen of Judaism and it's two offshoots (Islam and Christianity) women are always treated as second-class citizens. You can pretend that this is a cultural thing, not a religious thing, but if you're honest about it, you have to admit that it is a form of sexual apartheid and it is based on religious beliefs. I don't hate Jews, I don't hate Muslims, I just wish they'd treat women better and quit fighting all the time. To me, a Jewish-Islamic conflict looks like a family fight. Just my $0.02 worth and I wish Israelis the best! Richard Toronto, Canada

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox Jews increasingly refuse to sit near women on El Al flights
    First published 01:07 23.03.12 | Last updated 01:07 23.03.12
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