No - democracy is not a blanket right of the majority to impose on the minority. Democracy requires protection for the rights of minorities - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Democratic ABC's
    • 26.08.13 | 17:54 (IDT)

    This is basic to any modern understanding of democracy. The fact that you do not know this shows serious, disturbing flaws in whatever education system you passed through. In any case, the Haredim are a minority in Israel. Giving them rights at the Wall is itself an instance of minority rights . The only question is whether this extraordinary example of minority rights is appropriate when it involves blatant discrimination on the basis of gender. My view is that it is not.

    from the article: Women of the Wall lose again to the Haredi establishment
    First published 01:27 26.08.13 | Last updated 01:27 26.08.13
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