Horrors! The intention of Ha'aretz is to turn Israel into a state of all of its citizens. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael NJ
    • 22.04.13 | 03:09 (IDT)

    Those Israelis who deny that Israel is "a state of all of its citizens" should at least be consistent and also deny that it is "the only democracy in the Middle East." Under white rule, South Africa had democracy for its white citizens, but that did not make the country a real democracy. Democracy means government of the people, by the people and for the people--not just some of the people..

    from the article: Ex-IDF top rabbi: Publishing discriminatory Jewish ruling was blunder
    First published 16:44 21.04.13 | Last updated 16:44 21.04.13
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