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    • Doug Sibley
    • 10.11.10 | 00:04 (IST)

    It is painful for me to see the State of Israel claiming to be a Jewish democracy. In the U.S. that would equate to that time in our history when we were a white democracy. Democracy cannot be limited to one superior class of people. What ever happened to the Law of Moses? Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not bear false witness. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house. Since the Law of Moses is being so callously ignored in Israel, how can it really claim to be Jewish, let alone a democracy?

    from the article: Livni: Two-state solution only way to keep Israel Jewish and democratic
    First published 21:19 09.11.10 | Last updated 21:19 09.11.10
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