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Arab Christians are doing amazing well in Israel

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    Christianity is one of the recognized religions in Israel and is practised by more than 161,000 Israeli citizens (about 1.1% of population). They include 127,000 Arab Christians (mostly adherents of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem as well as Melkite and Latin Catholics, with small numbers of Galilean Maronites, Copts and Protestants), about 25,000 Orthodox Christians from the former Soviet Union (Eastern Orthodox) and smaller minorities of Assyrians and Armenians. A certain number of Israelis also practice Messianic Judaism—usually considered a form of Christianity, with estimates of several thousands, but exact numbers of such are not available. There are approximately 300 Christians who have converted from Islam according to one 2014 estimate, and most of these belong to various Protestant and evangelical churches.[2]About 80% of Christian residents of Israel are Arab Christians. The practice of religion is free, and there is no limitation for other forms of Christianity as well as other faiths.

    Christian-Muslim relations
    The Christian-Muslim relations are generally cold but rely on the common ethnicity of the Israeli Arab Muslims and Arab Christians, who form the majority of Israeli Christians. A recent survey indicated that Christians in Israel are prosperous and well-educated - but some fear that Muslim intimidation will cause a mass escape to the WestRecently there has been an increase of anti-Christian incidents in the Nazareth area, inspired by the rise of Jihadist forces in the Middle East. Many Christians have complained of being targeted by Muslims, whom they believe are trying to either drive them out of cities that have traditionally had large Christian populations, or to "persuade" them to convert. In 1999, for example, radical Muslims in Nazareth rioted as they attempted to wrest land from a major Christian shrine to build a mosque.[31] In one incident during 2014, a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant was installed in front of a church in Nazareth.There has also been increasing incitement and violence by the Muslims against Christians who voice their support for the Israel Defense Forces. In a recent case, the son of Father Gabriel Naddaf, a prominent Christian who is regarded as being pro-Israel, was severely beaten.
    Education
    Christian Arabs are one of the most educated groups in Israel. Maariv has described the Christian Arabs sectors as "the most successful in education system" since Christian Arabs fared the best in terms of education in comparison to any other group receiving an education in Israel. Christian Arabs have one of the highest rates of success in the matriculation examinations, (64%) both in comparison to the Muslims and the Druze and in comparison to all students in the Jewish education system as a group,[4] although lower than the secular Jewish education (64.5%) and the national religious Jewish education (65.9%). Arab Christians were also the vanguard in terms of eligibility for higher education.[4] and they have attained a bachelor's degree and academic degree more than the median Israeli population.[4]The rate of students studying in the field of medicine was also higher among the Christian Arab students, compared with all the students from other sectors. the percentage of Arab Christian women who are higher education students is higher than other sectors.[3] despite that Arab Christian account 2.1% of the total Israeli population, In 2014 the percentage of Arab Christian of the total Israeli Universities students was 17.0%, and 14.4% of the total Israeli College students,According to study Are Christian Arabs the New Israeli Jews? Reflections on the Educational Level of Arab Christians in Israel by Hanna David from the University of Tel Aviv.

    Socio-economic
    In terms of their socio-economic situation, Arab Christians are more similar to the Jewish population than to the Muslim Arab population. They have the lowest incidence of poverty and the lowest percentage of unemployment which is 4.9% compared to 6.5% among Jewish men and women.They have also the highest median household income among Arab citizens of Israel and second highest median household income among the Israeli ethno-religious groups. Also Arab Christians have a high presentation in science and in the white collar professions. In Israel Arab Christians are portrayed as a hard working and upper middle class educated ethno-religious minority.
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    Still treated terribly by many of the most extreme jews in Israel:

    http://cathnews.com/cathnews/27408-r...ransfiguration

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    [QUOTE=Antioch;68291170]Still treated terribly by many of the most extreme jews in Israel:

    http://cathnews.com/cathnews/27408-robbery-suspected-lin-vandalism-of-church-of-transfiguration

    always going to have some extremes who bully other religions groups.however the Christian are doing exactly well in Israel and their number are going up each year. Look at the treatment arab Christians get in the other countries in the area for example Egypt which is fourth worst country in the world in be a Christian. Almost all the arab countries the Christian populations are leaving because of violence persecution
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    This is true however I wouldn't boast about how Christians are treated in Israel when compared to almost every civilised nation on the planet, the treatment of Christians and other religious minorities is actually extremely poor.
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    (Original post by Antioch)
    This is true however I wouldn't boast about how Christians are treated in Israel when compared to almost every civilised nation on the planet, the treatment of Christians and other religious minorities is actually extremely poor.
    Don't believe the media all religious groups are given equal rights in Israel the pictures could be in any country where Christians are allowed to pray freely. Il live in London and the local church was broken into and smashed to pieces.a few months ago.the police are treating it as a religious hate crime.
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    (Original post by looloo2134)
    Don't believe the media all religious groups are given equal rights in Israel the pictures could be in any country where Christians are allowed to pray freely. Il live in London and the local church was broken into and smashed to pieces.a few months ago.the police are treating it as a religious hate crime.
    London is a Muslim city so it's not surprising
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    Israel is remarkably tolerant of other faiths. also sexual minorities are able to find safety there after being persecuted in "Palestine".
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    Does not make up for the warcrimes Israel is committing. and various other crimes
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    (Original post by ..W)
    London is a Muslim city so it's not surprising
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    (Original post by AperfectBalance)
    Does not make up for the warcrimes Israel is committing. and various other crimes
    Israel has been remarkable restrained with there violent and hostility by its neighbours how many countries would let there neighbours fire hundreds of rockets into their country every day. When they target the terrorists drop leaflets to warn the population to find safety

    The only time they committed any warcrimes is when they have to deal with enemy that wanted every Jewish Israelis dead and probably every Jewish person in the world too. How should any government deal with a people that want to commit genocide on there population and who kill their own children by getting them to throw stones at armed soldiers

    Arab Muslims from the West Bank are given for free first class hospital treatment in Israelis hospitals.They can get asylum in Israel if their sexual minority or a woman or girl who in danger from honour killing and forced or child marriage.
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    (Original post by CookieButter)
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    the reason the roads are split because Arab men will spit at Jewish women and bully them. They also been know to attack Jewish children. So it safer to have split roads for both groups,
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    [QUOTE=looloo2134;68308476]
    (Original post by Antioch)
    Still treated terribly by many of the most extreme jews in Israel:

    http://cathnews.com/cathnews/27408-robbery-suspected-lin-vandalism-of-church-of-transfiguration

    always going to have some extremes who bully other religions groups.however the Christian are doing exactly well in Israel and their number are going up each year. Look at the treatment arab Christians get in the other countries in the area for example Egypt which is fourth worst country in the world in be a Christian. Almost all the arab countries the Christian populations are leaving because of violence persecution
    You are wrong. Stop with this Israeli propaganda. Look at Lebanon, a Christian president, a Sunni prime minister and Shia MP. There is religious diversity and all stand hand in hand against Israeli terrorism.
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    [QUOTE=~scorpio~;68378612]
    (Original post by looloo2134)

    You are wrong. Stop with this Israeli propaganda. Look at Lebanon, a Christian president, a Sunni prime minister and Shia MP. There is religious diversity and all stand hand in hand against Israeli terrorism.
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    (Original post by ~scorpio~)
    You are wrong. Stop with this Israeli propaganda. Look at Lebanon, a Christian president, a Sunni prime minister and Shia MP. There is religious diversity and all stand hand in hand against Israeli terrorism.
    Yeah, and in the middle of this bright picture are terrorists of Hezbollah. :cool:
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    (Original post by admonit)
    Yeah, and in the middle of this bright picture are terrorists of Hezbollah. :cool:
    One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter 😎
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    (Original post by looloo2134)
    the reason the roads are split because Arab men will spit at Jewish women and bully them. They also been know to attack Jewish children. So it safer to have split roads for both groups,
    You sound like a very open minded person and not racist at all not very much unlike your fellow compatriots.

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    (Original post by ~scorpio~)
    One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter 😎
    One can call spider a butterfly. Still spider is spider. :cool:
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    (Original post by CookieButter)
    You sound like a very open minded person and not racist at all not very much unlike your fellow compatriots.

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    I am a British woman who is not Jewish or Israelis.I have been to Israel and West Bank and me and a blonde female friend travel around
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    (Original post by CookieButter)
    You sound like a very open minded person and not racist at all not very much unlike your fellow compatriots.

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    I am a British woman who is not Jewish or Israelis.I have been to Israel and West Bank and me and a female
 
 
 
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