What is wrong in wanting to preserve Jewishness - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aussie Michael
    • 29.10.10 | 13:10 (IST)

    The no 1 problem in the diaspora is assimilation or more potently intermarriage. Why would we, in the one and only Jewish State, wish to expose or encourage this destructive phenomenon. Many Jews live in Israel specifically to avoid this problem. I realise that it's irrelevant, because Arab societies are different, but can you imagine a village of Houthis in Yemen, or Shia in southern Lebanon welcoming other Islamic strains, never mind Jews, as permanent residents in their communities, and perhaps end up intermarrying? Why dilute and further endanger the future of the Jewish people?

    from the article: Segregation of Jews and Arabs in 2010 Israel is almost absolute
    First published 02:43 29.10.10 | Last updated 02:43 29.10.10
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