How many people speak Spanish in America? Far more than there are Arabic speakers in Israel. America is still an English-speaking country. Spanish is a choice and will remain that way. Arabic should be a choice, like Spanish, not a mandatory element of being Israeli. Moreover, most Israelis prefer to learn English as a second language, as it is far more useful. Ridiculous argument by the author. I can't believe this was actually published.
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from the article: The language of the state