1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Israel is not a Democracy

Reader comment on item: [The Gaza Withdrawal:] A Democracy Killing Itself

Submitted by Ann (Israel), Aug 17, 2005 at 12:03

Today is the 17th of August. I live in Israel and have been watching the evacuation process on the TV all day. Although as a former ex-patriot of the USA I have always said that Israel is NOT a true democracy, and that someone who has never lived in a democractic country can not really understand that this government under Sharon is acting totally as a dictatorship.

My heart bleeds and cries out in pain for my brothers and sisters from the Gush. But my faith in G-d has strengthen. If not I, then my children or grandchildren or great-grand children WILL return. I wonder at what price ?
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Israel is not a Democracy by Ann

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)