Getting closer to the "central conflict" in Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Walter
    • 13.01.10 | 21:40 (IST)

    Everybody wants an adjective for their country. Many Israelis want Israel's adjective to be "Jewish". [As in "Israel is a Jewish country"] Unfortunately, a countries 'adjective' cannot be assigned through military might (unless the adjective is 'brutal'), nor by politicians (unless the adjective is 'clever'). The current Israel will never be a "Jewish state". Israelis should, though, decide whether they want to be a "Brutal state" or a "Clever state".

    from the article: Lieberman, ethnicity and Israeli politics: an open letter to Yossi Sarid
    First published 19:38 13.01.10 | Last updated 19:39 13.01.10
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