Minarets and kosher meat in Switzerland - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hurwitz Peter Joel
    • 06.12.09 | 10:27 (IST)

    The referendum has certain disadvantages as described in the article. But the advantages outweigh by far the disadvantages. This is the only country where every person at voting age has the legal possibility to influence with his/her vote government decisions or initiate a new law. By the way the Swiss constitution was introduced not in 1874 but in 1848. In 1866 and 1874 revisions were made and only then the Jews were completely equal citizens

    from the article: What do mosque minarets and kosher slaughter have in common?
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 09:32 06.12.09
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