Israel’s Prime Minister Says the Country Will Not Pass Bill Banning Christianity

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday that he will not allow any legislation to be passed banning Christianity after two members of the Israeli government proposed the bill earlier this year, according to the All Israel News.

The bill was introduced into the Israeli Knesset, Israel’s legislative body of elected officials, from Israel’s United Torah Judaism’s Moshe Gafni and Yaakov Asher on Jan. 9, according to All Israel News. Following rising outcry against the bill Netanyahu addressed concerns that Israel was gearing up to ban the Christian faith.

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