Why a religiuous minority is harassing secular majority in Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Asrael
    • 21.12.09 | 13:26 (IST)

    I ask myself how long this is still acceptable. Those ultra orthodox people expect to be treated with tolerance and respect, but they have zero tolerance toward secular people. They completely forget that out there are people which want to live their life, regardless religious rules. I feel myself cut in my freedom if I have no option of using public transportation on the weekends. So I am asking all, when we wake up and affront those people, showing them that the majority of this population wants a normal life which is appropriate to the 21st century. Not enough that a large amount of ultra orthodox are living on social benefits which we are pay with our taxes, no, they want to control all areas in daily life. People seem to forget that Israel is a demographic time bomb, not only the matter that we need to be concerned about loosing the Jewish majority, those people will have one day the majority in vote for elections-good night Israel!!!

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    First published 01:53 21.12.09 | Last updated 09:22 21.12.09
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