Archive for the ‘democracy’ tag
Elyakim Levanon, Chief Rabbi of Samaria, said in an interview that Israeli democracy is bankrupt and a theocracy should be hoped for.
Rabbi Shlomo Avineri has stated that the State of Israel is not an Arab state, and that Arabs should not be given the right to vote.
Foreign Minister, Avigdor Lieberman (Israel Beitenu), met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Russian news service Itar Tass quoted Lieberman as telling Putin that the Israeli observers of the recent elections for the Russian parliament reported that the elections were fair, free, and democratic. His remarks were widely criticized by senior Foreign Ministry staff and the Israeli Russian media.
MK Ophir Akunis (Likud), referred during an interview to Senator Joseph McCarthy and said: “It’s interesting, he was right in every word, the fact is -there were Soviet agents.”