Rejecting those "Christian" fire trucks is reason enough - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Raymond in DC
    • 06.12.10 | 07:58 (IST)

    It's only under the now Shas-controlled Interior Ministry that donated firetrucks from a Christian Zionist group have been rejected. That's beyond bad form; it's a slap in the fact of folks that only want to help. It's reason enough to demand his resignation. And it's good Yishai had no say in the aid being offered by the likes of Bulgaria, Greece, Spain and others for those too are at least nominally "Christian". I'm as Sephardi as Yishai but, unlike him, I have a more worldly education and perspective. And I don't feel the need to defer to my rabbi regarding things beyond his expertise. And I don't pull back in fear when my Christian acquaintances offer their support for Israel.

    from the article: Yishai: I'm being lynched because I am ultra-Orthodox, right-wing and Mizrahi
    First published 02:23 06.12.10 | Last updated 02:23 06.12.10
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