Israel is a secular country, and there should only be state schools - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Socialist
    • 17.06.10 | 17:05 (IDT)

    where only secular subjects are taught. If people want religious education they should go to "Chader" after school as I did in the UK. WE cannot have a bunch of religious thugs disturbing the country. Since I came here 40 years ago slowly, and now more rabidly religion is invading all the elements of our democracy. After 62 years of the state it is shameful that we still call Jews who are supposed to a people Ashkenazi or Sephardi.

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