It's not a matter of racism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dan
    • 08.07.10 | 23:20 (IDT)

    Who cares if it is racism? The mishna, the second holy book of the Jews (Karaites only have Torah, Jews have mishna) says in tractate Eduyot if I remember well that it is indeed forbidden to rent a house to a Gentile in the very Eretz Yisrael, however not a field. As long as it's forbidden for Jews from the source, who cares the consequences? Is Israel a Jewish state or not?

    from the article: Tel Aviv Rabbis: Renting apartments to foreign workers violates Jewish law
    First published 19:40 08.07.10 | Last updated 19:40 08.07.10
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