There is no Jewish character without the Jewish religion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chaim Ben Kahan
    • 09.10.11 | 04:21 (IST)

    Because one talks with their hands, makes too much food and feels guilty when not calling their Mothers does not a Jew make. This idea of a Jewish identity separate from the Jewish religion is nonsensical like a Hindu who eats steak every meal or a violent Buddhist, or a Muslim who does not believe in Jihad. Such "Jewish identity" does not last more than one or two generations before total assimilation occurs.

    from the article: Following court ruling, hundreds of Israelis to declare themselves 'without religion'
    First published 00:27 09.10.11 | Last updated 00:27 09.10.11
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