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Jewish not the same as Pro-Israel

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Submitted by Yitzhak Fierstein (Israel), Aug 20, 2009 at 01:22

Yes, not all Jews are Zionists. But when you conclude that "Jews are adherents of a faith, not a political movement" you are incorrect, at least in the first part of the phrase. True, Jews are not a political movement per se, but adherents of a faith? How would you define that faith, given the extraordinary range of beliefs among people who categorize themselves as Jews, and among people who others categorize as Jews?

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