The committee’s chairman, Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, issued a court injunction Wednesday banning the use of campaign posters that feature Arabic text accompanied with the slogan “Because without duties, there are no rights,” ruling that the posters seek to offend and humiliate the entire Arab population.
That decision seems pretty peculiar and immoral to me, because in American, we'd translate it as:
"All people are equal under the law."What is offensive about that? I was raised and educated in the United States, came to age during the time of Civil Rights demonstrations, and I just can't imagine anything more moral and proper than a slogan that stresses that laws should be applied equally.
One of the ways I stop Arabs who shop at Yafiz, Sha'ar Binyamin from asking for special deals/discounts is to tell them that "everyone, Jews and Arabs pay the same."
Today when I was on a bus in Jerusalem I noticed this Kadima campaign sign: