Skip to comments.Young Israel Slams Critical US Report
Posted on 11/19/2010 7:44:34 AM PST by Karliner
The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has condemned a U.S. State Department report that criticizes Israel for alleged religious discrimination against non-Jews and non-Orthodox Jews. The report put Israel in the same category as Afghanistan, China, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iran in terms of religious freedom.
"Although Israel was established as a Jewish State in 1948, it has spent the past six decades actively encouraging and facilitating freedom of religion for all of its citizens," said NCYI President Shlomo Mostofsky. "Equating Israel, the United States' sole democratic ally in the Middle East region, with rogue nations that actively suppress the free exercise of religion is unjust and uncalled for."
The State Department report acknowledged that, "government policy contributed to the generally free practice of religion, but claimed, governmental and legal discrimination against non-Jews and non-Orthodox streams of Judaism continued."
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Foggy Bottom is their name, drawing outrageous moral equivalency arguments is their game.
Foggy Bottom has always been attempting to dictate Israeli policy, OUR ONLY ALLY in the ME.Our gub'ment tries using them as the stray lamb they kick daily just to hear it in pain. One day not only the lamb which has now grown and no longer can be bullied and soon G!D that created that dog will come and He won't pull His punches this time around. Beware the WRATH OF THE LAMB!
Oops Fox news just now , Gaza fired a military grade rocket into Israel, Israel retaliates, short sound byte
The report put Israel in the same category as Afghanistan, China, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Iran.