"Israel must free itself of the grasp of the priests and paper-pushers of religion." What a irony, Israel can never do that because Israel is Jacob, son of Isaac, son of Abraham. How can one could possibly separate the state of Israel from religion, my friend? Even the name of the state testifies of its origin. Your best hope lies on the interpretation of the story of your patriarchs as a metaphor, but who would believe that?
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