Leon #3 This misses the point - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 05.07.09 | 19:18 (IDT)

    Everyone knows it's his money. That's not really the point. If, in Grand Rapids, where you are writing from, someone toke "his money" made a 180 degree alteration in a tried and true, socially and economically important firm or factory, where family members worked for generations, I'm sure it would be grounds for great discussion, no? I worked in that plant in Israel in 1975. I don't eat pork now but I can readily understand that people's livihoods and traditions are possibly at stake when something like this happens. Pork and kashrut, secular socialism vs religion are also, socially, an extremely important debate in Israel. Do some looking, if you are interested, or ask me if you like.

    from the article: Will Mizra still be able to bring home the bacon?
    First published 00:00 11.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.06.07
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