Livni: Change only way to ensure Israel stays Jewish state

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 9, 2012 23:28

 
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Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni responded to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's call Tuesday night for early elections, saying that after four years Israel must choose a different course in order to ensure that Israel remains a Jewish state.

According to Livni, due to Netanyahu's policies, "during the last four years Israel has become isolated and withdrawn. They are years in which the peace process - the only solution to maintaining Israel as a Jewish state - has been frozen, extremist religious groups have damaged national unity and social inequality has deepened."

Livni said that the real Israel, by contrast,"is a Jewish and democratic state, a member of the international community."

She called on Israelis to change direction, "which is the only way to maintain Israel as a Jewish state."


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