was a democratic secular Israel. while it is not but it is a theocracy, albit not a total one. All (basic) laws are based on scripture, or religous law or religous bias.As you well know,you cant even get married, let alone divorced in israel with the state/ religous authority's approval.
Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition says targeted in blasts, toll may rise (Reuters)
from the article: Latest Maariv poll shows a Likud-Beiteinu comeback