In a true democracy, goverment must be colourless, odourles and secular to be able to carry out the democratic goverment's duities equaly for every member of its citizens without considering their colour, religion, beleifs and ethnicity. Once you call yourself a Jewish state, Muslim state or catholic state...etc. How can you call yourself a Democracy???? simple as this.
UN: At least 1,332 Iraqis killed by violence in July (AP)
from the article: Who will recognize the Israeli nation?