Why no outcry about the death penalty? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • J. Frank Mortimer
    • 09.12.10 | 19:45 (IST)

    The death penalty is a perfectly official policy for sale of land to Jews by Arabs in several Arab states, including our peace partners in the West Bank. My feeling is that an official policy of a death penalty is somewhat more harsh than a statement by clergymen who have no legal authority. Yet the outcry is about the clergymen. Maybe somebody can explain this bias to us all.

    from the article: Israel's legal establishment to examine rabbis' letter forbidding rental of homes to Arabs
    First published 18:56 09.12.10 | Last updated 18:56 09.12.10
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