It certainly isn't democratic and secular - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dino
    • 27.09.12 | 14:41 (IST)

    It is more tribal and sectarian than many North African countries. Best description would that it is a country in the state of flux. There is no constitution, no accurate description of its character. Jewish and democratic clearly implies that it is a theocracy. And democracy is at odds with theocracy. Just like Iran isn't a democracy, due to the fact that it elevates one religion, and one religious group above all other, same thing applies to Israel.

    from the article: Hundreds of Jews hurl rocks at cars in Jerusalem
    First published 00:46 27.09.12 | Last updated 00:46 27.09.12
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