That's the point people don't wanna get - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • alimatou
    • 15.12.09 | 17:08 (IST)

    Finally I see someone you thinks like me. The point of the article, I believe, is not why are Israelis religious, is Why should all the Israelis act out like religious. I mean, to have a life according to religious parameters that more the 40 % of the poeple do not feel, is not liberty. Why should I marry with a Jewish or subordinate myself to releigious customs If i'am not a believer? Why should State forbide people to work on saturday if not everybody has to go to the Sinagoga or similar? Of course, there is not the unic country, Spain also does the same in some way. Sunday is festive, Christmas off work and studies, etc etc. The point and the danger is when is a diverse country, the State is religious, in that case, it can't represent all its inhabitants, I think. Thanks.

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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