Jews (or Hebrews) a nation with its own religion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • G Marcus
    • 02.03.13 | 01:12 (IST)

    Jews -- or by another name, Hebrews -- are above defined as a national/ethnic group, and one of the more ancient ones at that. Judaism as a religion is an inseparable component of this national/ethnic identity, just like it is for Greeks and the Greek-Orthodox religion, Armenians and the Armenian church, or for that matter most Arabs and Islam. However, being a democracy -- unlike many Arab tyrannies -- Israel's religious and ethnic minorities have full cultural and political rights,

    from the article: U.K. Zionist Federation refuses to accept left-wing pro-Israel movement
    First published 10:47 01.03.13 | Last updated 10:47 01.03.13
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