(Israel) Intolerance against Christians in Israel

Country: Other

Date of incident: February 20, 2009

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Media / Private



Burning of Bibles reported in Israel; mockery of Christians on TV; Catholic bishops speak of a "low profile" form of Christ[ian]ophobia.

As a response to Lefebre bishop Williams' denial of the holocaust, Christians experience intolerance and discrimination in Israel. Asianews.it reports of recent public burnings of bibles. A popluar TV comedian says (Asianews:) that Jesus died at 40 “because he was fat” and “could not have walked on water ”in the Sea of Galilee and that Mary“ was impregnated by a school friend”.  
Full story: http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14542&geo=1&size=A  Text: http://www.lpj.org/newsite2006/news/2009/02/photogallery/headschurch-channel10-febb2009-VIDEO.html  Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qV1GbWKBE2I