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    • SJ
    • 05.12.07 | 14:03 (IST)

    Sorry Yishai, but i cant agree. Israel is currently a democratic state and not a state based on Halacha. In a democratic state people are supposed to be able to have equal rights and choice and not one group to impose their will on another group. I as a jew and an Israeli i have the democratic right to decide how i choose or not to choose how to worship according to my personal beliefs. I pay taxes , go to the army and contribute to society as well as having the freedom to vote for who i wish. You can not force halacha rulings and a way of life on people that do not accept the Torah and its rules. Why is it i can respect the fact that if you wish to lead your life according to Halacha but you can not accept that other people choose not to. Chanucha Semach

    from the article: MKs debate protection of 'equality' in future constitution
    First published 00:00 05.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.12.07
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