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Naftali Bennett was criticized after he said that as a soldier he would refuse to follow orders to expel Jews from their homes, such as from Gush Katif.

What would you do?

  • The Rule of Law is paramount, and I would follow my orders (6%, 40 Votes)

  • We're not robots or Nazis, and I wouldn't follow an order that I believe is immoral or illegal (28%, 199 Votes)

  • Democracy means majority rule, and the majority ruled, so I would do it (3%, 22 Votes)

  • Democracy is a tool. We have an underlying value system that guides us, and we don't expel Jews (11%, 79 Votes)

  • Israel's democracy would collapse if soldiers refused orders, so I would follow my order (8%, 60 Votes)

  • We didn't rebuild the Jewish State to kick Jews out of their homes (38%, 269 Votes)

  • I don't know what I'd do (6%, 37 Votes)

Total Voters: 706

Start Date: December 21, 2012 @ 2:04 PM
End Date: No Expiry

Should synagogues, JCCs, yeshivas and schools have armed guards?

  • Yes, a trained, armed guard offers real protection (39%, 272 Votes)

  • No, guns cause more harm than good (3%, 19 Votes)

  • A double door entrance with video monitors and a metal detector are better and less potentially harmful than guns (16%, 115 Votes)

  • Constant police presence near Jewish institutions keeps potential shooters away (10%, 68 Votes)

  • An armed, trained staff member should always be on site (19%, 134 Votes)

  • Congregants or students who are of age should be encouraged to carry a gun (13%, 94 Votes)

Total Voters: 702

Start Date: December 16, 2012 @ 9:39 AM
End Date: No Expiry

When would you enter a non-kosher restaurant?
(Select 1 answer)

  • Never, ever, under no circumstances (10%, 32 Votes)

  • Only for a business meeting, without my yarmulke, and I wouldn't eat or drink anything (5%, 16 Votes)

  • Only for a business meeting, with my yarmulke, and I wouldn't eat anything (7%, 21 Votes)

  • Only if I needed a bathroom (16%, 49 Votes)

  • Only to buy a canned drink (6%, 20 Votes)

  • I would only eat raw vegetables (4%, 12 Votes)

  • I would only eat fish or vegetables. (28%, 87 Votes)

  • Give me that double cheeseburger (17%, 51 Votes)

  • Waiter, some bacon grease spilled on my tzitzis (7%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 309

Start Date: December 12, 2012 @ 11:15 AM
End Date: No Expiry

Should Israel Change its Rules of Engagement in Judea and Samaria?

  • Yes, IDF soldiers should be allowed to shoot to defend themselves, without concern for repercussions (87%, 247 Votes)

  • No, It's better that IDF soldiers run and hide when stones are thrown at them, than to upset the world when an Arab stonethrower is shot (2%, 7 Votes)

  • No, but IDF soldiers should not be sent out to patrol if they aren't allowed to protect themselves (11%, 31 Votes)

Total Voters: 285

Start Date: December 9, 2012 @ 5:42 PM
End Date: No Expiry

What should a homosexual man wishing to live as a halachic Jew do?

  • Live with a wife, even if both of them are unhappy (5%, 4 Votes)

  • Live with a gay wife so the two of them can at least lead a socially respectable life (7%, 6 Votes)

  • Live with a gay Jewish partner but avoid intimate contact (1%, 1 Votes)

  • At least avoid the biblical prohibitions on homosexual contact that carry the death penalty (26%, 23 Votes)

  • Stay single and celibate and find comfort in learning and good deeds (37%, 32 Votes)

  • I don't care what he does in private, but he must stay in the closet (24%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 87

Start Date: November 28, 2012 @ 3:08 PM
End Date: No Expiry

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