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Middle East / Religious Freedom / Anti-Missionary Laws #418356

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Walter Rodgers) Another threat for Christians in the Holy Land from Jews opposed to proselytizing examined; details given of this cultural clash between Jews and Christians in Israel. [Christ's Church Pastor Ray LOCKHART - questions a law banning the dissemination of literature inducing conversion.] [Israeli knesset member Niffim ZILLI - says we are a Jewish state and Christian missions should be banned.] [Bridges for Peace director Clarence WAGNER - comments.] The opposition of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the proposed law noted. [Anti-Defamation League Rabbi David ROSEN - points out the fragility of democracy in Israel.]

Reporter(s):
Rodgers, Walter;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:03:20

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