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    • thor
    • 04.04.12 | 11:46 (IDT)

    I think more Israelis are cognizant of their Jewishness - not the Jewishness defined by smoking a cigarette, eating a felafel and bragging about their childs Pagrut or internship at the Technion, rather by what culturally (or religiously if you prefer - I don't see it as a negative context nor did I feel threatened by it) has meant Jewishness since the beginning of Jewishness. So perhaps you're small view of society (all of us really have a relatively small view of what goes on outside our own space) is wrong and Israelis in general - not just those Israelis in black coats - are feeling more comfortable connecting with their roots.

    from the article: Don’t let the Passover croissant fool you – Israel has a religious monopoly
    First published 04:20 04.04.12 | Last updated 04:20 04.04.12
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