Don't annex the West Financial institution, church leaders say to Israel
Israeli soldiers are seen on Tuesday during a search operation in Ya & # 39; bad near the city of Jenin in the West Bank. An Israeli soldier was killed in a raid before dawn by a stone that was thrown at him
Israeli soldiers are seen on Tuesday during a search operation in Ya & # 39; bad near the city of Jenin in the West Bank. An Israeli soldier was killed by a stone …
Church leaders in Jerusalem have urged the Israeli government to "refrain" from the threat of annexation of land in the West Bank or to destroy any hope of peace.
In a heavily worded letter, church leaders, including the archbishop of Jerusalem and most revered Suheil Dawani, said Israel's plan to "unilaterally annex land in the West Bank". . . raises serious and catastrophic questions about the feasibility of a peaceful agreement to end the decades-long conflict that continues to cost many innocent lives in the context of a vicious cycle of human tragedies and injustices. "
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