Panel on IDF, national service for Christians riles Israeli Arab community
Priest excommunicated from gathering aimed at encouraging Christian Arab youths to be drafted to the IDF and volunteer for National Service; event initiated by Defense Ministry's Youth and Community department.
A gathering aimed at encouraging Christian Arab youths to be drafted to the Israel Defense Forces and volunteer for National Service is causing controversy in the Arab Community, more so since it was attended by Nazareth Christian priests.
The session, initiated by the Defense Ministry's Youth and Community department, took place two weeks ago in Upper Nazareth, and was attended by dozens of youths...
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