Once you put democracy in second place, you are not a democracy. Israel will become a theocracy with some of the trappings of democracy. Of course, Israel has actually been this way for a long time. I for one am glad that they are finally making it official.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Lawmakers seek to drop Arabic as one of Israel's official languages