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March 24th, 2004
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From:atzbacher
Date:March 25th, 2004 05:31 am (UTC)
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There's a great difference. There're enough non-jews who serve. Anyway, Israel is a Jewish state, yes, but that doesn't make her people "people of the jewish state, and thus - jews".
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From:yggdrasil_
Date:March 25th, 2004 07:07 am (UTC)
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Not to mention the fact that "Jewish" carries a wealth of different connotations, at least to Israelis. Israel is a secular country, all in all. There are many aspects of Israeli culture that have nothing to do with Judaism, the army being a prime example.
Judaism has enough problems without us attributing it some of the shortcomings of the secular Israeli beaurocratic insensitive inefficient machine that is the army.
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