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Israel is the Only Country in the Middle East that Respects Freedom of Religion

Israel is the Only Country in the Middle East that Respects Freedom of Religion

In Israel, both Jews and non-Jews are free to practice their faiths freely and openly on individual and institutional levels. That contrasts sharply with neighboring Arab states, where intolerance is the norm and the number of non-Muslims is constantly shrinking. The Palestinian Authority's conduct - including the destruction of Jewish sites and violations of the holiness and neutrality of Christian ones - raises serious doubts as to whether the PA can be a trusted custodian of sacred sites.

Israel extends the fundamental human right of freedom of conscience to members of the majority religion - Jews (81 percent), and Israel's minorities (19 percent) - on institutional and personal levels.

Israel guarantees freedom of religion in its Declaration of Independence, and that freedom operates on two level

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Added: Nov-24-2009 Occurred On: Nov-23-2009
By: the-dude
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Middle East
Tags: Middle East, radical islam, freedom, religoin, palestinian, muslim, christians, non-muslims, Jew, radical islam, religion
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