Vigilance required by Christian minorities as U.S. Embassy moves to Jerusalem on Monday

May 12, 2018 by

from Barnabas Fund:

The United States recently announced that its embassy in Israel will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the modern state of Israel. It is now known that this will take place next week, on Monday 14 May 2018.

There has been widespread criticism of this move, especially from Muslims. It should be noted that Ramadan starts this year on 16 May, which often sees heightened tensions and violence against non-Muslim minorities.

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See also:

Why is the U.S. moving its embassy to Jerusalem? By Stephen Farrell, Reuters.

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