The same source claimed, “that Christmas ceremonies are gradually turning from a religious Christian event to a national event sponsored by the PA, even though in recent years it has acted to deprive Christians of their properties.”
Strand mayor Irene Heng Lauvsnes urged the Klippen Pentecostal church, who lights up a large Star of David neon decoration in a municipal park where they hold their Christmas celebration, to redesign the decoration into a “traditional Christmas star.”
A magnificent 1500-year-old church, decorated with spectacular mosaic floors and Greek inscriptions, was discovered in Ramat Beit Shemesh. The excavation was completed primarily through the hard work of thousands of youths from around the country.
In response to the listing, Laurie Cardoza-Moore, president and founder of PJTN commented: “If being pro-Israel and against antisemitism is now considered a hate crime, I will wear the SPLC listing as a badge of honor.”
Tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims fill Jerusalem during the holiday of Sukkoth but one group comes from around the world comes to show their love for the holy city and the nation of Israel in the humblest manner; by picking up garbage.