I respond to Murray. The political power concerns to the citizens, who share the same values, the same festivities, the same food. Who feels himself "chosen from God", and don't integrate himself with the community he doesn't pretend to rule the society.
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from the article: Syria's Mufti: Islam commands us to protect Judaism