Lack of a kippa is no excuse either - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 06.04.05 | 12:43 (IDT)

    Unfortunately, there are many who think their lack of a kippa affords them the same rights. I am a kippa wearer, in favour of disengagement from Gaza for many years. I protest in London both for the State of Israel and also against oppression in Zimbabwe, Sudan, Bangladesh etc... I'm saddened to hear the story of Bet Alfa. I will take it up with them personally, when next in Israel and send them some of our documentation about Zimbabwe and the human rights abuses there. Perhaps if they wont listen to reason, some Halachic sources on morality might help convince them of the 'anti-Mugabe' argument.

    from the article: A kippa is not enough
    First published 00:00 06.04.05 | Last updated 00:00 06.04.05
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