Kind of missing the point - its really all about the hijab - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Deborah
    • 28.09.13 | 10:10 (IDT)

    This is a great article, but there is less emphasis on, in my opinion, the entire reason why this law is in effect. Quebec has a huge Muslim immigration. This is because Quebec prioritizes French immigration and many Muslim countries were colonized by France, so they got fast-tracked in. I think this law is targeted, for better or worse, at the Muslim immigrants and the way Quebecers feel the face of their culture is being changed as their population demographics change in a way they had not expected. This has nothing to do with , its really about one minority, and the kippah is going along for the ride. Its a tough call, but I think Quebec has the right to try to preserve their culture as well.

    from the article: Quebec's kippa ban may just unite minority groups
    First published 20:34 26.09.13 | Last updated 20:34 26.09.13
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