“Commitment to shared moral values and to democracy is what binds Jews to Israel." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JM
    • 27.11.11 | 18:32 (IST)

    HUH ???? Wow, and I thought it was because the land of Israel was given by G-d to the Jews - that we share national, historical, religous, adn family ties that pre-date all Christianity and Islam, I thought it was because Jews face Israel when they pray and have yearned for Jerusalem for the last 2,000 years of exile - I guess I was wrong, it must be the warped concept of democracy where people tell Israel it is "undemocratic" to pass the same laws that ALL democratic countries including America already have on the books. Stupid me.

    from the article: Rabbi Yoffie to Haaretz: Anti-democratic laws ‘catastrophic’ for Israel's ties with Diaspora Jews
    First published 15:05 27.11.11 | Last updated 15:05 27.11.11
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