I think the problem is less with respect than with honesty. The lyrics proclaim the hope that one has as long as a "Jewish breath" breaths in his breast. Now if one has no Jewish breath breathing in her breast, it would be false and hypocritical for her to sing that song.
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from the article: MK Hanin Zuabi should stand for the national anthem