The founders never intended for Israel not to be governed by civil law. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Runner1983
    • 24.04.13 | 01:28 (IDT)

    To quote the article: "Israeli politicians also reacted to the Haaretz report: ....... “According to the report," she said, "the IDF Rabbinate considers itself bound not by the laws of the State of Israel but rather by Jewish religious law." Israel will slowly become a theocracy if Jewish religious law trumps Israeli civil law. Who is to interpret Jewish law. Rabbis who were never elected to their positions, and who can't be fired for illegalities or stupidity? When the Jews in the Diasporia realize what is happening and understands what it means, just watch moral and financial support dry up."

    from the article: Ex-IDF top rabbi: Publishing discriminatory Jewish ruling was blunder
    First published 16:44 21.04.13 | Last updated 16:44 21.04.13
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