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    • 13.06.07 | 13:29 (IDT)

    The problem is that "the nice side of Judaism" is not to be found in Israel, the only country that supposes to be a model for the world?s Jewry. The group of people mainly Orthodox Jews proclaimed themselves the only Jewish people and only kosher Jewish people in the world. Unfortunately, they managed to penetrate deeply in the Israeli legislative system and become a part of the state. Now they are on their way to impose their medieval haalaha laws and practices on all Israeli citizens. They also fight every other Jewish streams form the US, conservative and reform. The ?pork? issue here is not about pork or Tiv Taam purchase in general, this is an important political issue of personal liberties and right of leading your life stile the way you want. The examples of religion-lead countries: Iran, former Afghanistan, Indonesia etc, and don?t tell me that Orthodox-style Judaism is harmless; they are nice when they are few but in the long run it will resemble Taliban.

    from the article: Will Mizra still be able to bring home the bacon?
    First published 00:00 11.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.06.07
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