Zionism Is Not a Sustainable Identity - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 26.12.10 | 17:53 (IST)

    yet in contemporary Israeli society it has replaced Judaism as a guide for living, the source of individual or group identity, or it has merged with religion to become, as religion always does when it has coitus with the state or ethnic or racial concepts of superiority over the other, whereby the religion itself acts as an agent for the state bred racism. That is what Israel has become today and why it has been the greatest catastrophe since the Shoah, only this time it is of our won making and our own doing. Rabbis, in their interpretation of Jewish law have helped cultivate this national racial ethos. The tragedy of 21st cent; Judaism and a scandal to the rest of the world.

    from the article: Is Judaism a race? Ask Israelis
    First published 02:25 26.12.10 | Last updated 02:25 26.12.10
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