After Criticism, Israel Lets Gazans Celebrate Easter in Jerusalem, West Bank

Haaretz reported only 200 of Gaza's Christians had initially received permits to leave the Strip, with none allowed in the West Bank. With no official explanation given, Israeli army approves last-minute expansion

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Israel has allowed 500 Christian Palestinians to leave the Gaza Strip to celebrate Easter in Jerusalem, the Palestinian Authority's Interior Ministry announced Monday, days after reports of an Israeli decision...