Aron, are we talking about the same country? The ultra-Orthodox run the show in Israel! As one small example, do you know what time it is in Israel now? Six hours ahead of NY and why? Because Israel had to go back to Standard time in order to pander to the needs of the religious population. Do you know how many PUBLIC bus lines there are in Jerusalem that are segregated (at least if the women could sit in the FRONT of the bus .....)? Do you know a divorced woman cannot marry a Cohen in Israel and do you know how many women cannot get remarried because her husband will not give her a "get" and there is nothing she can do? So who rules whom? Give me a break!!
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
from the article: Poll: Fewer than half of Israelis see themselves as secular