Absolutely..separate state from shul; remove religious parties completely...reduce yeshiva state funding through the equivalent of a researfch assessment exercise.....remove religious exemption for army service (Yehuda Maccabi did not get it, why should they?)...close yeshivot that order soldiers to disobey their commanders and charge thier roshim with insurrection...and get a propoer system of PR for goodness's sake! We have 20% of the world's Nobel prizes and come up with a political system like ours? Surely we can do better.
Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29 (Reuters)