The Religious Right and Bibi Are Not One and The Same - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chaim Ben Kahan
    • 15.05.14 | 21:49 (IDT)

    Bibi is a secular Prime Minister. The extremist on the right and the Haredim do have a lot of influence. I do not approve of the actions of extremist and demagogues. I do not want to see Israel become like Saudi Arabia. However, the secular Israelis are only having 2 children and the Haredim have 6+. The influence of the Haredim will only increase with time. At this rate this is not a good thing. I want Israel to remain free. Israel is not anti-Democratic nor separatist. Israel is under siege and has developed a defensive mentality which is a natural response.

    from the article: Radical pyromania: How the religious right and the Haredim are setting Israel aflame
    First published 16:59 15.05.14 | Last updated 17:11 15.05.14
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