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Should Israel Remain Democratic Even If that Would Ultimately Lead to it No Longer Being a Jewish State?
Israel must remain a Jewish state in order to preserve Jewish culture.
Becoming a Jewish state protects Jewish culture within Israel.
Jewish culture in Israel is essential for preserving Jewish culture globally.
While many of the world's other main religions, (like
) are accepted by several countries as their state religion; no other country has Judaism as its state religion.
It is possible for a state to maintain an emphasis on certain cultural and religious values even as it maintains an equality of democratic civil rights for all. Israel is no exception.
It is possible to maintain cultural legacies through non-state action.