Swimming In The Wrong Direction - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 20.03.14 | 19:01 (IST)

    One can identify a Jewish state as one where its entire population practices the Jewish religion and where Jewish religious law is adopted and enforced by state institutions. Furthermore, a Jewish state's domestic and foreign policy would be based on religious laws. All inhabitants of the this Jewish state would either have to convert to Judaism or leave---sound familiar? While the historical process has destroyed the concept of the Christian State of the Medieval period thereby allowing for religious freedom and human rights, Israel works against human progress by attempting to impose a dead medieval mind-set on the entire population of Palestine. Swimming up-river is a very tiring and self-defeating exercise in futility. Think about it!

    from the article: Before Abbas recognizes the Jewish state, Israel must define it
    First published 16:34 19.03.14 | Last updated 16:34 19.03.14
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