The Bet Shemesh event, so symptomatic to Israel's society as it is, underlines once more the necessity to introduce a modern, enlightened constitution (historically inspired by the French Revolution and "Rights of Man") in Israel. Unlike almost all Western societies, Israel doesn't have the legislative tools which characterize an enlightened society. A plausible solution would be a Constitution - again, inspired by the post-(French)-revolution constitutions - which once and for all times seperates "Synagogue" from "State" on the entire spectrum of practical civic levels. In today's Frnace we call it LAICITÈ.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Religious extremists threaten democracy in Israel
Madhat Abu Sanima allegedly began his operations at the age of 15; in his youth he tried to plant bombs, before investing in a goods-smuggling tunnel from Egypt.00:58 02.05.16 | 0 comments