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  7/18/2012, Tammuz 28, 5772

Arab Communist Offended by Ripping of Missionary Book


Member of Knesset Dr. Hana Sweid decried his fellow Knesset Member's tearing up of Christian missionary material. MK Sweid is a Christian Arab from the Galilee region of Israel an a representative from Hadash, Israel's Communist political Party. A Christian organization mailed each one of the 120 Members of Knesset the material this week. MK Dr. Michael Ben-Ari of the National Union Party had his Knesset aids film him tearing up the material into little pieces. MK Sweid condemned the act. He told the Jerusalem Post that he hoped that Dr. Ben-Ari would loose support from Christian Evangelicals who agree with his ideology of a greater Israel.