So now Israel can become the secular state the that those first Zionist envisaged when they came to Palestine in the late 19th century - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli Socialist
    • 12.03.13 | 19:22 (IST)

    The rise of Yair Lapid reflects a change in the dynamics of Israeli society. WE have a young generation with modern ideas who use social networking, ipads, and their like. Others with outdated ideas that belong to a bygone age have no right to rule over the future generations of such a dynamic country as Israel. Democracy is rule of the people by the people. The people have voted, and the vote is change. Unlike our neighbours we have not resorted to violence for this change, just a simple slip of paper. It must be respected!

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox to feel the blow as unprecedented power in Israeli government ends
    First published 13:26 11.03.13 | Last updated 02:26 11.03.13
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