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    • zionist forever
    • 29.09.09 | 04:27 (IST)

    Secularize to much and trying to turn the haredi into objects of hate and eventually Israel will officially cease to be a jewish state and when that happens the entire reason for its very existence is destroyed. Jews live all around the world in other peoples countries as minorities sometimes persecuted sometimes not. If Israel becomes just another secular state then there is no more reason for it to exist because it was created to be a jewish state not just another westernized secular one. Jews from US & western Europe who are living very comfortable lives give it all up to come to Israel where things are harder because they want to live in a jewish state not just around jews. Israel has problems with some haredi ( a minority ) but it also has problems with arabs & secular jews. Secularizing the country isn't the solution to all Israels problems & it won't bring about more religious tolerance or end problems with religious jews who won't change their views.

    from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770
    First published 16:53 27.09.09 | Last updated 16:11 13.11.09
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