ISS Israel and Palestine

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ISS 210: Society and the Individual 10-22-09 Israel and Palestine
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In 1948, the population was 873,000 Over the last 50 years, there has been a six-fold increase in the population Current estimated population = 7,411,000 5,593,000 of the population (75.5%) are Jewish Israelis 1,498,000 of the population (20.2%) are Israelis Arabs Population Growth in Israel
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According to Jewish Law, someone is considered to be Jew if he or she was born of a Jewish mother (matrilineal linage) Convert to Judaism according to Jewish Law How to Become Jewish
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Orthodox households have strict rules regarding the preparation of food Meat and dairy products are not eaten at the same time - A completely different set of dishes and cookware are used for the two types of food Orthodox Judaism
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No restrictions on medical care Contraception is limited to women A vasectomy or use of condom by males is not permitted Abortion on demand is not permitted Orthodox Judaism
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Orthodox Judaism continues to insist on the segregation of then men and the women in synagogues - Women are not permitted to attain the status of Rabbi. - Complete disapproval of homosexuality Orthodox Judaism
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The essential element of Orthodox Judaism is the complete and utter adherence to the established laws Orthodox Judaism
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Must always have their hair covered in public Must always dress in a modest style Jewish Law constructs the menstruating woman as “unclean” Forbids sexual contact and even touch between her and her husband Women in Orthodox Judaism
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