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    • Jack
    • 27.11.11 | 19:01 (IST)

    For this to be a topic of discussion in Israel in 2012 is pathetic. These people seek to restrict the equal rights of women today. Today it's women, tomorrow it's non-jews, the day after it's foreigners and so on and so on....They want a theocracy in which they rule according to their interpretation of the Torah. It is way past time to create a Constitution in which all Israel's citizens are guaranteed equal rights. Judaism was the first non-tribal, non-racial system of laws and culture in the ancient world. The Torah was it's constitution. The "rabid-nate" have gone mad in their claims of divine interpretation of the Torah. It is time to understand and not be guided by "blind" faith alone.

    from the article: Israeli secular, religious ministers hold heated debate over women's rights
    First published 17:12 27.11.11 | Last updated 17:12 27.11.11
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