Mr. Burston, the Judaism has its own laws - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • fred
    • 28.12.11 | 13:33 (IST)

    as any other religion does and being the state’s official supreme religion it understandably wants to establish state of Israel as a full fledged theocracy subjugated to religion and its laws in every aspect of people’s life and state’s affairs, contrary to the Israeli Declaration of Independence. In my humble opinion, instead of your youthful hoping for a new version of the fixed religion, a better option is to have a Jewish democratic state in which Jewish ethics, moral, culture, and many more are blossoming while coercive religion by itself is kept separated from the state as it is a case for every western-style democracy. Lastly, I think you may be a bit unfair to non-Jews in your article because you declare all those Jewish bullies who have contempt for courts, the government, the Knesset and who regularly attack the Palestinians and even dare to attack the Army, ‘non-Jews in the most profound sense’.

    from the article: If you could see Israel naked
    First published 17:11 27.12.11 | Last updated 17:11 27.12.11
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