The Constitution must state in its preamle that Israel is a Jewish state and therefore its basic laws must be understood in the light of Jewish tradition. The English Monarchy is over one thousand years old, yet lacks a written constitution. Israel has the Torah and millenia of legal writing. Does it need a written Constitution as well?
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from the article: MKs debate protection of 'equality' in future constitution