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    • Metanomski
    • 27.12.11 | 16:12 (IST)

    One may be tempted to compare it with Iranian or Saudi pudicity rules and police. However, analogies are dangerous. Haredim spit, push and insult, but don't lash, hang and stone. More important, Muslim countries enforce it, while Israel condemns and combats it. Not strongly enough, you may say and you will be right, but still it does it. This being said, Israels existence is endangered by religious fanatics. She can defend herself from the Islamists, but not from the more dangerous Jewish fundamentalists who may shatter her from within.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox Jews ask Israeli media to help rid them of extremists
    First published 00:28 27.12.11 | Last updated 00:28 27.12.11
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