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US report shows Israel’s religious freedoms violations
 
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Jerusalem Post notes the violations of religious freedom committed in Israel according to the U.S. State Department’s annual religious freedom report.

11/18/2010 Israel (Jerusalem Post) – Government allocations favoring the Orthodox, extra legal protection to Jewish holy sites and Orthodox hegemony over life-cycle events are among Israel’s religious freedom violations highlighted in a US State Department report.

While Israel’s Basic Law describes the country as a Jewish and democratic state, “Government policy continued to support the generally free practice of religion, although governmental and legal discrimination against non-Jews and non-Orthodox streams of Judaism continued,” according to the report.

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