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    • Heather Czerniak
    • 28.09.09 | 18:33 (IST)

    Islamic countries can be as extremist as they want and no one dares question it. Israel, however, allows more religious freedom than any Islamic country in the world, including the freedom to not worship at all. But look who has to constantly bow to international pressure. Here's a way to separate the sane, rational believers from the fanatics. Go to Israel and ask Jews to stop being Jewish. They'll just give you a puzzled look. Then go to any Islamic country and ask Muslims to stop being Muslim. They'll bury you up to your chest and stone you to death without hesitation.

    from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770
    First published 16:53 27.09.09 | Last updated 16:11 13.11.09
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