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    • Miriam
    • 27.07.07 | 19:34 (IDT)

    The state of Israel was founded in 1948 as a Jewish nation, a homeland for wandering Jews who survived the horrors of death camps and nazi regimes. Today - in the year 2007/5767 - the ultra orthodox parties have too much power in the Knesset. Secular Jews don't want restrictions on shabbath, they don't want their kids to be forced to marry abroad in case the partner of their choice is not Jewish. State and religion should be separated for a truly free and democratic Israel.

    from the article: The Sicarii of the Third Temple
    First published 00:00 26.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.07.07
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