To #82, Eric- None ARE Exluded, that's the point - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dyinglikeflies
    • 10.12.07 | 01:49 (IST)

    Citizenship in Israel is not limited to ethnic or religious Jews. Funny how it is those who argue against Israel's rights who keep harping back to the idea that it is or should be, conceptually, religiously exclusive. Every nation has the right to define itself ethnically, as long as other CITIZENS are not deprived of their own civil rights on the basis of their own ethnicity. Is the practice of every nation which applies ethnic criteria to their immigration laws "racist" (over a hundred nations do so)? If so, Israel is no better or worse, so it cannot be singled out.

    from the article: The impossible forfeit
    First published 00:00 09.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.12.07
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