Halakha and Shari'a are similar - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 30.08.10 | 17:35 (IDT)

    Perhaps the punishments meted out in Shari'a law are more extreme, and perhaps Shari'a law is more xenophobic, as is Islam in general, but both theological-legal systems are based on the premise that they are divinely ordained, therefore immutable. Shari'a, hpowever, is much more extreme in the following respect While tThe proponents of Halakha wish to extend its jurisdiction over the entire Jewish population of Israel, the supporters of Shari"a wish to extend it over the entire world, Muslims and infidels alike. Neither Halakha nor Shari'a have any place in a modern,democratic world.

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    First published 14:34 30.08.10 | Last updated 14:34 30.08.10
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