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Will Israel Be Less Democratic Next Rosh Hashanah?

With murky election outcomes preventing any progress on the Israeli-Palestinian issue, Israel suffers the political version of an autoimmune disorder that strikes liberal democracies

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The next Rosh Hashanah will mark the beginning of the year 5784. That’s approximately, give or take, two elections from now. The odd thing is not that Jews will be celebrating 5784 instead of 2024, but that they will celebrate the anniversary of the very creation of the universe (which is 13.7 billion years old), and the creation of Earth, which is estimated to be 4.54 billion years old.

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