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  10/31/2012, Cheshvan 15, 5773

The Present and Future of Christians in the Middle East


A conference to discuss persecution of Christians in the Middle East will take place in Jerusalem next week. Entitled, "The Present and Future of Christians in the Middle East" the event will feature Juliana Taimoorazy, an Assyrian Christian born in Iran, expert in Islamic studies Raymond Ibrahim, Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar Ilan University and Dr. Mordechai Nisan of McGill University in Canada. According to a press release, "The symposium takes place as ancient Christians Communities in Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Pakistan and elsewhere in the region face persecution and the prospect of disappearance in some of these countries and the implications of this for the State of Israel." 
 
The conference will take place at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem the evening of November 8th.