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    • Igor
    • 06.05.05 | 16:28 (IDT)

    As it looks now, Israel can not stay both Jewish and democratic state. Due to demography. At some point Israel will be pinned against the wall and will need to decide whether it wants to remain a Jewish state or a "democratic" state. Normally I would say that all citizens should have equal rights, but it should only apply in a cituation were the so called citizens do not wish to destroy the country of which they are citizens. Letting Arabs decide the fate of the Jewish? Who in their right mind would think this is a good idea. I am afraid that Jewish liberalism will win and Israel will become a failed project.

    from the article: Does Israel want peace?
    First published 00:00 06.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.05
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