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    • Shel Haas
    • 29.12.05 | 07:09 (IST)

    If Israel is to be a Democracy, the Religious Right will remain a minority. If Israel is to be a Theocracy, then the Religious Right will be in power. The future depends on the type of government the Israeli people desire. My personal feeling is that governments run by a religion are of the past and will never be part of the future. God made commandments that were simple and all-encompassing. Man decided that ritual was more important than substance. The entanglements and the lack of freedom dooms the Religious Right to remain a minority in the future.

    from the article: The Right / Religious Zionism sets its sights on leading the country
    First published 00:00 28.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 28.12.05
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