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Secondary Approaches to Governance

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 6, 2021 at 16:49

As we read that President Rivlin must resort to an alternative plan to form a government, the promulgation of a 'Koranic' (Quranic) influence towards an approach to 'inclusiveness' of the Ra'am faction to gain a majority coalition has now lost some creditability, since one might believe that even President Rivlin has some reservations of just such an alliance presenting other liabilities politically; that a fifth attempt to get an electorate convinced that a government can even be formed at all is still beyond any immediate conception.
What this points to is that there is not any one, or any multiple approaches to political consensus, the divisions in the general population being fully represented in the Knesset. As Israel still struggles to regain any post epidemic stability, that in light of the advances and stumbled steps to put the last year behind them, the 'shepherds' of the Israeli and Arab flocks are not yet unified in finding the path out of the danger they find themselves trapped in. Unity requires common understanding of common goals; and there are elements on both sides that cannot moderate the extremist views fomented in the religious arena that will not reconcile the advocacy of the Torah over the Quran. True authority requires allegiance to a true source.

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