That's just the point. If all sides of the conflict were practical, the conflict would be over. But this is not about practicalities; it is about ideologies where symbols trump all. Also, If, as the writer says, the "amendment is not relevant to the 1.5 million Arab citizens," why is it even an issue?
Bomb in Lebanon targets bus heading to Syria, no casualties (Reuters)
from the article: Loyalty oath isn't racist, but it will destroy Israel