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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Mar 24, 2012 at 10:12

Please tell me from where did you learn that "Unlike their Muslim cousins, they worship the Lord of Israel."

their allegiance to the State of Israel does not cause any trouble.

And regarding your views regarding Arab Christians , the current Israeli judge who happens to be an Arab Christian never sing Hatikva the Israeli national anthem since that song clearly mentions that the land belongs to Jews only. Even if I am correct Hannan Juabi herself as well as Azmi Bishara another famous Arab MK who was accused of collaborating with Hezbollah are Arab Christians and to my understanding I am yet to hear them embracing Islam.

Israel's main problem is not the Arabs but the ever growing Orthodox population who neither want to serve the military nor want to take up menial jobs inside Israel. And since the Ashkhenazi elite who rule Israel do not want to do these jobs they previously employed Arabs from their West Bank and Gaza but suicide bombings and security barriers in West Bank brought an end to it. Now to fulfill those jobs Israel needs to bring people from South-East Asia and Africa in large numbers so that ever growing number is also a big burden on Israeli shoulders.

So the two biggest internal threats to the Zionist project remains non-Arab i.e. the growing ultra-orthodox population who are historically anti-Zionist for religious reasons and the ever growing African and South-East Asian immigrants inside Israel.

Please give me your views on the subjects that I just have mentioned.

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