"Israel's state-religion is Orthodox Judaism"? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David Turner
    • 24.10.12 | 17:49 (IST)

    That Israel is assumed by the political establishment to even have a "state religion" already violates its obligation under Zionism as the state of the Jewish people. How can Israel expect the majority of world Jewry, clearly not "Orthodox," to view Israel as first line of defense and refuge if it already designates discriminates against them, views them "second class" and "unwanted" unless they "convert to Orthodoxy?

    from the article: Women who libel Israel
    First published 11:58 24.10.12 | Last updated 11:58 24.10.12
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