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    • R.Ross
    • 19.09.11 | 12:27 (IDT)

    In a modern, democratic world, of which Israel claims to be a part, every citizen is free to practice any religion they choose - or not as the case may be. Jews exist as followers of Judaism. Drop the religion and you are not Jewish. Moslms exist as followers of Islam - drop the religion and you are not Moslem. Palestine will be a palestinian state just as Israel is an Israeli state. These are nationalities. Most Jews do not live in Israel and do not want to. Religiously defined states are backward.

    from the article: Abbas predicts 'very difficult' time for Palestinians after UN bid
    First published 10:26 19.09.11 | Last updated 10:26 19.09.11
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