'A family is a father, mother and children, and not two fathers and a child,' said Avi Wurtzman during his previous Knesset stint. While doing nothing to advance socioeconomic issues, he did initiate a 23 million shekel project for daily study of Torah.09:29 01.12.15 | 1 comments
"While these same people do not question the legitimate rights of other Western nations to live in democratic countries with an official religion, and the symbol of that religion on the country's flag, they are not willing to afford these same rights to the Jewish people in their historic homeland." Ben-David - like most supporters of Political Zionism - utterly fails to grasp the inherent contradiction in a "Jewish Democracy". Italy is not a "Catholic Democracy", UK is not a "Protestant Democracy" etc. Israel currently functions on the basis of systematic racism that would be totally unacceptable in a 'Western democracy'. Ben-David should stick to economics and leave the politics to people with greater clarity and honesty.