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    • The Progressive Populist
    • 10.02.11 | 17:48 (IST)

    Deri was in jail. Benizri is there now. Olmert will go there. Katzav too. And Kam. And Hirschson is also a crook. The list goes on. Good. The system works. The rule of law prevails. You might be a rabbi or president or a student or a general. If you do the crime, then you will also do the time - in the slammer. Your excuse might be the Torah or liberalism or postmodernism or any other "ism" for that matter - never mind. A crime is a crime is a crime. The one thing that would cause me, a proud israeli, to leave and reject the state of Israel, is if we destroy our democracy and the rule of law, and if we forget the basic and ethical principles and human rights that we fought for and that we find in our declaration of independence.

    from the article: Rabbi Moti Elon to be indicted for sexual offenses
    First published 17:22 10.02.11 | Last updated 17:22 10.02.11
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