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    • Bluey
    • 15.05.11 | 10:49 (IDT)

    In my Zionist Youth Group in Brisbane Australia , I recall the stories of Jews In Europe having 'J' stamped on their identity papers. I learned the heinous practice of discrimination and its calamitous consequences. Am I the only person who sees the ugly paradox of this 'lack of awareness' of the religious influence and their stamping of Jew in identity cards ? A state's duty is to guard the rights of it's people. Religion in state, as we see here, fails this test. Israel needs a Thomas Jefferson's help today, urgently.

    from the article: Israeli author Yoram Kaniuk asks court to cancel his 'Jewish' status
    First published 00:43 15.05.11 | Last updated 00:43 15.05.11
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