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Prominent Israeli Politician: Families Are Bad for Kids.

Appearing on Australian TV last month, Merav Michaeli, a Member of Knesset with the Labor Party and one of Israel's most prominent politicians, called the traditional nuclear family inherently unsafe for children, and advocated for the state to make all parenting decisions.

"The total custody that we have in this structure of marriage," Michaeli said, "which still gives men complete domination over their children and, too often, over the women, who are called wives, is part of the ongoing hurt of children." The answer, she added, was "breaking apart" the traditional family, and instead having a state-run mechanism that decided who gets custody of childrenMichaeli emphasized that biological parents should receive no special preferenceand how children should be raised.

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Author:Leibovitz, Liel
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Date:Oct 17, 2017
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