Obama is just repeating word for word the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Judo
    • 08.06.10 | 04:54 (IDT)

    So what this article is saying is that Obama's position is exactly equal to the following paragraph which is from the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel, read by David Ben Gurion May 14, 1948: I do not get the point of this article. Is it somehow bad for Israel that Obama agrees completely with David Ben Gurion and Israel's Declaration of Independence ? "THE STATE OF ISRAEL will be open for Jewish immigration and for the Ingathering of the Exiles; it will foster the development of the country for the benefit of all its inhabitants; it will be based on freedom, justice and peace as envisaged by the prophets of Israel; it will ensure complete equality of social and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or sex; it will guarantee freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture; it will safeguard the Holy Places of all religions; and it will be faithful to the principles of the Charter of the United Nations. "

    from the article: Obama's new vision of Jewish state guarantees rights of Israeli Arabs
    First published 01:53 08.06.10 | Last updated 01:53 08.06.10
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