If the Greek Orthodox patriarch is really interested in peace - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 04.11.12 | 09:06 (IST)

    then he must know that, in view of the tough neighborhood in which we live, Israel must be militarily strong in order to keep from being attacked and destroyed. In this light, it is altogether necessary that all Israeli youth, including Arabs, should serve in the IDF. I am afraid that, behind the Greek name "Theophulus" there hides a Palestinian nationalist, as has happened in the past.

    from the article: Greek Orthodox leader slams clergy for encouraging IDF service
    First published 08:09 04.11.12 | Last updated 08:09 04.11.12
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