Monday, December 19, 2011

International:  Israel's Culture War

Gideon Levy, a powerful liberal voice, writing in Haaretz, the Israeli daily, this week [said] that anyone who says this is a matter of a few inconsequential laws is leading others astray. ... What we are witnessing is w-a-r. This fall a culture war, no less, broke out in Israel, and it is being waged on many more, and deeper, fronts than are apparent. It is not only the government, as important as that is, that hangs in the balance, but also the very character of the state.

For more, see Newt, Mitt, Bibi and Vladimir by Thomas L. Friedman, December 13, 2011 at NYTimes.com.

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