The only hope for Israeli lame democracy is not found within Israel. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ze'ev Back
    • 09.12.11 | 17:48 (IST)

    The Israelis are always alarmed when making comparisons to the 3rd Reich. Depriving NGO's who think differently than the hawkish right from legal support may abolish political streams opposing to the "right way of thinking". Most Israelis do not even realize that it was their own Knesset, elected in 1949 as a constitutional committee, which abolished any hope for a constitution by the parliament appointing itself as a parliament. ("transition law 1950") Israel has been living with the consequences ever since.

    from the article: Israel’s farewell to the West
    First published 16:40 09.12.11 | Last updated 16:40 09.12.11
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