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    • Jacques
    • 10.12.09 | 17:45 (IST)

    Gideon Levy is absolutely right. The reasons many, many jews in France, the US and Canada are hesitant about moving to Israel is NOT the conflict with the Arabs, it is the theocratic ideals. I want to live in a free democratic state where no religious groups, Jewish, Christian or Muslim, tell me what I can and cannot do. I respect religion, but it should not be used in an oppressive way.

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Let's face the facts, Israel is a semi-theocracy
    First published 01:19 10.12.09 | Last updated 12:47 10.12.09
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