You don't get it Humble Jew - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aaron
    • 13.01.11 | 10:35 (IST)

    Why should a Jew be a religious Jew? One can be Jewish by feeling Jewish in the heart and soul, no need to attend shul every sabbath, no need to wear a kippa or a wig and skirt. People born in Israel, doing their duties that the country asks of them, should be treated equally. They cannot marry in Israel unless they convert. This problem will grow in the near future. My children are not Jewish as their mother is - officially - not, but they feel Jewish and love Israel, one day might plan to move there, but I frankly hope not, as they will be discriminated big time. Israel is destroying herself, no need for the Arab Islamic neighbours, Israel can do the job on her own.

    from the article: Rabbinical panel likely to reject IDF conversions, despite signs of compromise
    First published 00:46 13.01.11 | Last updated 00:46 13.01.11
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