Rabbi Ovadia is right. RABBI OVADIA YOSEF declared firmly that Democracy is not a Jewish value. And Jewish values can be ignored or interpreted away at will, e.g. Deuteronomy 20:19 "When you are attacking a town and the war drags on, you must not cut down the trees with your axes. You may eat the fruit, but do not cut down the trees. Are the trees your enemies, that you should attack them?" Couldn't be clearer and yet there went thousands and thousands of West Bank olive trees.
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