R Cummings there is nothing wrong with religious state law... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ben
    • 10.12.09 | 17:40 (IST)

    I agree there are many gentlies whoes life is dedicated towards the service of g-d... but my point was specifically about why there are jews in the first place... I also agree that there is nothing wrong with a secular state (i live in one its called canada) but if a state chooses to adopt religious law as state law there should be nothing wrong with that too... My beef is that Gideon says that there is something wrong with Israel apoting Halakhah... States like Saudi Arabia use sharia and they have every right to do so...

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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