Why should Shabbat shopping be considerd 'secular' and not rather - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • brk
    • 02.08.13 | 11:55 (IDT)

    vulgar and neurotic activity? Day of the rest offers an unique opportunity to be with children and grandchildren, to listen to music, read a book, do amateur sporting activity, attend rare matinee performance opportunities and so on without being exposed to verbal abuses and quarrels of 'secular' Israelis who kiss mezzuzahs and opt for all other rituals of formal Judaism and have no any problem be coerced, as they have no any other Jewish choice to enjoy freely as the Jews enjoy worldwide. People are coerced and have no any other choice, niether Jewish or civic, since monopolistic orthodox Judaism is an important part of Israeli national chauvinism.

    from the article: Why did secular Israelis win Shabbat shopping but forego secular marriage?
    First published 17:09 01.08.13 | Last updated 17:09 01.08.13
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