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So, Yigal Can Come to Court?

By Yisrael Medad
11/2/2007, 12:00 AM

I don't believe in conspiracies but I do believe in evidence.  Nevertheless, who killed Yitzhak Rabin isn't the subject of this short post nor will I engage in discussions about that issue (but I will gladly discuss the media's role in creating a false sense of "incitement" running up to the assassination).

What I do want to ask is this: Yigal Amir can be brought into a courtroom with ease and sit quietly for an hour or so and listen to the deliberations and hear the judge's decision (read about developments here) but he can't be brought to his son's brit milah (circumcision) ceremony and there are some who want to prevent the brit from being held even inside the prison?

A courtroom can be secured but a small hall in a synagogue can't?  Who is fooling whom?  The law is sacred but a 3500 year old religious ceremony is not?

So, this is the Jewish/Democratic state?