Rabbi Hartman and the Jewish State - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alan
    • 09.12.07 | 22:59 (IST)

    As an admirer of the Harman Institute and their approach, I still must disagree strongly with Rabbi Hartman. Just as throughout the United States there are Jewish hospitals and even a Jewish University which accepts all, so there can and should be a Jewish state recognized as such. Being a Jewish entity means that the Jewish community is the host and that the history and sensibilites are imbued with Jewish values. Just as Brandeis University is a Jewish University hosting all types of people, thus Israel is a Jewish nation with Jewish, Muslim, Christian and atheist citizens.

    from the article: The impossible forfeit
    First published 00:00 09.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.12.07
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