In 1948 the decision was taken to plonk a group of people onto a strip of land owned by somebody else based on their religious beliefs. Immediately attacked these people who had nothing on common other than their religion united under the banner of judaism to fight a common enemy, and it worked Israel a state was born founded on terrorism and war. Consisting of people suddenly brought together from all corners of the world, with nothing in common not even language apart from religion. Politicians being politicians concentrated on people' commonality Judaism as a mean to garner votes. Netanyahu is continuing down the same track, except he is not talking about what the jewish faith actually is. all he is concerned with is the vote, and Asians are not likely to vote when they get older that is for a political party which holds being Jewish at it's central core of being.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog calls on government to allow Syrian refugees into Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Missing the forest