Christians in Israel enjoy a higher level of religious freedom than in most other countries in the Middle East, although, being a Jewish state, Jewish citizens receive preferential treatment. Messianic Jews and those who convert from Judaism to Christianity may be branded traitors by ultra-orthodox Jewish organisations, while converts from a Muslim background can face pressure from their families. Some churches and monasteries have been subject to vandalism, and clergy abused, although reported attacks have decreased in recent years.

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Feast of Tabernacles spotlights Christian ‘plight’

“The plight of Christian communities in the Middle East” will be the focus of the six-day Feast of Tabernacles in . Sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, the event is meant to be an occasion to “rejoice in the power of God, remember His past provisions, and celebrate His […]

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Victims of explosion in Israel lament plea agreement

Victims of explosion in Israel lament plea agreement

A Messianic Jewish congregation leader whose son was almost killed by a bomb planted by an ultra-right wing Jew said he feels like the Israeli criminal justice system has abandoned him. On Monday (May 28), the Jerusalem District Court approved a plea agreement for the man accused of bombing pastor […]

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