ב אָנֹכִי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ, אֲשֶׁר הוֹצֵאתִיךָ מֵאֶרֶץ מִצְרַיִם מִבֵּית עֲבָדִים: לֹא-יִהְיֶה לְךָ אֱלֹהִים אֲחֵרִים, עַל-פָּנָי. 2
I am the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before Me.
As the saying goes, everything else is commentary.
Our priorities must be very clear. First G-d's Laws, then all others. If the other laws contradict G-d's then they are illegal, immoral.
If the Israeli Government orders soldiers to do something forbidden, like destroying Jewish homes in the Land of Israel, then the soldiers must refuse orders. Plain and simple. There's no legitimate way to spin it otherwise.
The custom is to rise when the Ten Commandments are read in the synagogue. we must focus on the words, on the message.
Democracy is man-made. It's supposed to complement, not override G-d's Laws. We shouldn't be begging for the approval of men, only the approval of G-d.