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    • arik
    • 18.07.10 | 13:14 (IDT)

    The rights of the minority should be protected. The Knesset should not "touch" its member Zuabi, despite of its dirty act. If she had violated the law the police should take care of her, not the knesset. At the same time, there is nothing wrong to demand loyalty to the jewish democratic character of the state. Why not? Some would say that the concepts "democratic and jewish" are contradictory. The same is for democracy and liberalism. To put these two terms together demands a tremendous theoretical effort. Ask the American founding fathers.

    from the article: It's coming to you
    First published 01:47 18.07.10 | Last updated 01:47 18.07.10
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