Israeli and Jewish delegations reach out to Russian Christians

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(JNS.org) Delegations from Israel’s Knesset Christian
Allies Caucus and the World Jewish Congress (WJC), with support of the
International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem, traveled to Moscow to celebrate
Israel’s 65th anniversary and to meet with Russian Christian leaders.

The
event, which was hosted by Senior Pastor Mats Ola Ishoel of the Word of Life
Church, a Swedish-based international church formed by Ulf Ekman in 1995, urged
closer bonds between Israel and Russia and explored the formation of a Russian
Israel Allies Caucus in the Knesset.

“The
World Jewish Congress is committed to strengthening ties between Christians
around the world who share our commitment to Israel and defend it against
unfair attacks in their home countries. Our visit to Moscow has strengthened
the bond between our people, and we were able to tell the Christians in Russia
that Israel will help protect their communities and holy places in the Middle
East,” WJC-IsraelChairmanShaiHermesh
said in a statement.

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Source: JNS.org

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