- Sep 19, 2020
As of last month when the Israeli government passed legislation to define itself as “the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” a new source of tension has emerged: Christians and Muslims in Israel are charging that the new bill is not only not necessary, but also discriminatory against minority populations.
In an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, Christian leaders in Jerusalem said U.S. recognition of the city as the capital of Israel could have dire regional consequences.
Lebanon is a message of freedom and an example of pluralism for East and West, according to Christian and Muslim leaders who met in the country for a conference. “Lebanon sends a message of hope to the Arabs and to the world,” they wrote in a statement.