National Law: Lessons Learned From Christian Lebanon (Shadi Khalloul)

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    Wonderful and intelligent article!

  1. August 11, 2018

    […] article written by Shadi Khalloul, which I translated into English, expressed what I consider to be a balanced response: Khalloul supports the National Law because he […]

  2. August 14, 2018

    […] the hullabaloo over the new Nation-State Law (see here and here), some people say the new Basic Law should have repeated certain parts of what is in the […]

  3. August 29, 2018

    […] In an op-ed for Israel Diaries, he defended the law, claiming, “I believe that Jewish Nationalism declared by Israeli law guarantees her continuing to be a democracy, and it also promises my existence and security as a member of an ethnic-religious minority.” He goes on to say that “It must be emphasized that the Jewish state is based upon the Jews as a People and not on religious law. Therefore, Israel is very different from religious states such as the Islamic Republics that are governed according to Sharia Law.” […]

  4. June 7, 2020

    […] Shadi Khalloul Risho wrote (my translation): […]

  5. June 20, 2020

    […] Szadi Challoul Riszo napisał: […]

  6. July 21, 2020

    […] voices of Druze, Aramean and Bedouin who are proud of being Israeli citizens, such as Samer Berany, Shadi Khalloul and Mohammad Kabiya, respectively. And sometimes their voices can be more unabashedly pro-Zionist […]

  7. November 29, 2022

    […] to rebuild their village, the only Aramaean village in all of Israel. In spite of this problem, Khaloul is strongly supportive of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish […]

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