The secular Jews who led Israel to independence thought they could forge a Jewish identity without a religious basis - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 24.06.11 | 15:12 (IDT)

    They were wrong, but never managed to admit it - the worst thing intelligent people can possible do to themselves. So they constructed an ongoing Zionism instead of putting it to bed once its goal of achieving a state was reached. And now they're good and stuck with their coupling of Jewish + democratic, which of course equals neither. A nice conundrum for a mathematician.

    from the article: Israel is tearing apart the Jewish people
    First published 02:03 24.06.11 | Last updated 02:03 24.06.11
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