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    • LS
    • 03.01.13 | 13:28 (IST)

    Your apparent version of democracy - where all that counts is what takes place at the ballot box - is an extremely flawed version. A true democracy is one that also upholds certain values such as respecting the rights and freedoms of all its citizens. Democracy in Israel has evolved into the tyranny of the minority by the majority. That is unacceptable to Jews and Zionists who want our homeland to be a beacon of light unto nations, not a rogue state where the lives of minorities are considered less deserving and less equal. You clearly support the latter but you should not be surprised that there are many Jews and Zionists who want a better and different Israel.

    from the article: A dangerous experiment
    First published 05:14 03.01.13 | Last updated 05:14 03.01.13
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