The majority of Israel was Jewish. It was Christianity under the influence of religious zealots which forced Jews into conversion or death. That era followed by the attack by moslem hordes to do the same to the Christians. But no matter there were always practicing Jews in Israel. If it needs to come down to another war then so be it.
Pope Francis: Divorced Catholics who remarry and their children deserve better treatment (AP)
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