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Anti-Christian Hate Crimes Escalate In Jerusalem’s Old City

by | Wed, Jan 25 2023

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Anti-Christian graffiti has been scrawled on the walls of the Armenian monastery in Jerusalem’s Old City.

It was written in Hebrew and called for Death to Christians, Armenians and Arabs.

It’s the latest in a string of recent hate crimes against Christians in the Holy City.

More than 30 graves were vandalised at a Protestant cemetery on Mount Zion prompting the arrest of two religious Jews.

Funeral notices outside the Armenian convent were ripped down because they had crosses on them while Armenian priests have reported being targeted in spitting incidents.

Local Christians blame the recent election of a new far-right, religious Israeli coalition government for the escalation in hate crimes.

Charisma News reports that while no one has been injured there’s a growing sense of alarm among Christian residents of the Old City.