What's the big problem? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Truth
    • 11.10.10 | 02:25 (IST)

    Everybody needs to relax. I don't understand what the big issue is with the oath. Every democratic western nation requires this from their new citizens! Does anyone complain about Pakistanis pledging an oath to the American nation, even though their value system is in complete confilct with America's? Israel is a JEWISH state. So an allegiance must be formed to this state. If you don't like it, don't apply for citizenship. Simple. I do however think that all people need to pledge allegiance, Jews and non-Jews alike.

    from the article: Cabinet approves loyalty oath, but only for non-Jewish new citizens
    First published 14:54 10.10.10 | Last updated 14:54 10.10.10
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