Israel is a JEWISH state, not a model democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Robert
    • 31.07.07 | 14:22 (IDT)

    The JNF has a right to sell land to whomever they choose. They are not a government agency. They are private concern, and in a REAl democracy they could sell the land to whomever they wanted. Why should Jews be forced to live with Arabs who hate them? Arabs use the idea of a democratic Israel to whittle away the concept of this being a Jewish state. Once Israel becomes a real democracy (i.e. a place where the majority can change the rule of law to suit themselves), the Arabs will be able to vote for shariah law if they have enough citizens to accomplish that. We need a real republican form of government where the rule of law is above the vote of the majority. In America there are still vestiges of this guaranteed by the constitution.

    from the article: Violating the norms of democracy
    First published 00:00 31.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.07.07
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