Typical Israeli Disdain for the Law - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shmuel
    • 18.09.06 | 12:18 (IDT)

    This article demonstrates what I've seen in my 23 years here in Israel as a typical Israeli disdain for laws they don't like. That is "If you don't like the law, just ignore it, and don't enforce it", like litter or pollution laws, prostitution, or many traffic laws. How many times have I seen speeders going by a police car and not get stopped? Did you know that Israel is one of the biggest centers for "white slavery" in the world, where women are brought in and forced to work as whores? This attitude causes a contempt of laws and the country's law-making body, the Knesset. And in turn, it belittles the whole idea of being a soverign country. If you don't like the law, then change it, don't ignore it.

    from the article: Let Bishara go on praising them
    First published 00:00 18.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 18.09.06
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