It is incredible that all over western civilization there are Jewish individuals that hold high offices or positions, but Israel cannot permit such honors to its minority citizens. Is that what is meant by "A light to the nations?" Israel should show the world that its survival is not dependent on limiting it minority citizen's access to power. It will be harder for the world to condemn the great state of Israel when the world sees that Israel prides itself on its diversity and inclusiveness. Minority representation in government should not affect the nature of the Jewish State of Israel.
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