The paradox of the article is that it's missing the critical inquiry, why the Jews are still around. I wonder where Mr. Strenger and many others would be with all their secularity if it wouldn't be for their orthodox ancestors. They would probably belong to some other nation, as the case with millions of Jews without ever knowing that they ones belonged to the Jewry.
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
from the article: Why Israel must become a secular state: a thought for Yom Kippur 5770