Israeli authorities declared on Thursday that Christians living in the Gaza strip would not be permitted to visit holy sites on Christmas.
Gazan Christians, who number roughly 1,000 and are mostly Greek Orthodox, will not be permitted to visit Bethlehem and Jerusalem although some of them will be allowed to leave the tightly-controlled Gaza Strip for outside travel.
An Israeli spokeswoman told Reuters that due to these “security orders,” Gazan Christians are permitted to travel abroad through Israel’s Allenby Bridge border crossing with Jordan, but they are barred from visiting any city in Israel or the West Bank.
Typically, Israel allows Christians in the Gaza strip to visit their holy sites, but they changed their policy this year. In 2018, they allowed Gazan Christians to travel to Nazareth, Jerusalem, Bethlehem and other areas important to worshipers of Christ. They rescinded that policy this year.
Christians are crying foul over the change in policy by the Israelis.
“Every year I pray they will give me a permit so I can celebrate Christmas and see my family,” Randa El-Amash, 50, told Reuters.
“It will be more joyful to celebrate in Bethlehem and in Jerusalem,” she added.
Jerusalem’s Christian leaders are also angered by the decision and have launched an appeal to Israeli leadership to allow Gazan Christians to visit their holy lands during the Christmas season.
“Other people around the world are allowed to travel to Bethlehem. We think Gaza’s Christians should have that right, too,” said Wadie Abu Nassar, who advises Israeli church leaders.
The Christian population in the Gaza strip has been dwindling for decades and may go down as a casualty of the ongoing conflict:
In 2003, Israel began enclosing Bethlehem behind a 23-foot concrete wall. Its purpose was to keep suicide bombers from crossing out of the West Bank and into Israel during the Intifada. But even after the worst unrest settled, the wall kept growing. And Christians living in the town, who have never taken up arms against Israel, are suffering for it.
As Hanan Nasrallah, a Palestinian employee of the Catholic Relief Services, put it: “The separation wall… cuts family from each other. People get humiliated at checkpoints. People do not have many opportunities to improve their living standards. So, therefore, Christians who can afford to, are trying to leave this country.”
It’s not just families that are being split up, either. The wall also runs through the neighbouring village of Beit Jala, which is 80 percent Christian. Upon completion, it will cut off a Salesian monastery from its sister-convent and the rest of the local Christian community. The plight of Beit Jala’s Christians prompted Cardinal Vincent Nichols to write a letter to William Hague in 2012, asking him to appeal to Tel Aviv directly.
And this doesn’t even touch on those Palestinian Christians displaced from their historic homes by encroaching settlements, or those terrorised by “price tag attacks” carried out by radical Israeli nationalists. These are not acts of the Israeli government, though it is the government’s responsibility – both morally and under international law – to respect the rights of Palestinians, whatever their religion.
Israel claims the restriction is occurring due to security concerns, and they point to past instances in which Palestinians have stayed in Israel illegally after their short term permits expire.
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British Public School Allows Drag Queen Who Posted Dildo Sex Acts on Social Media to Read to 4-Year-Olds
The performer, nicknamed Flowjob, posts simulated sex acts with a dildo on social media.
Scottish parents are furious after a public school allowed a drag queen who simulated sex acts with a dildo in his social media posts to read to children as young as the age of 4, as the LGBT agenda takes its toll across the United Kingdom.
Drag queen FlowJob was invited to have intimate access to young children by the Glencoats primary school in Paisley, Renfrewshire last week. Flowjob not only spoke to kids, but also lectured them on the evils of the Section 28 Act, a law that is no longer in place that once banned the promotion of homosexual degeneracy in schools.
Parents are not happy that FlowJob received an opportunity to mold the minds of their children. Renfrewshire Council claimed they were unaware of FlowJob’s history of posting graphic, obscene and pornographic posts on social media and claimed they wouldn’t have invited him to the event if they were aware of these lewd posts.
Unfortunately, as is so common with these type of events, the public officials responsible for scheduling them do little to no vetting of the performers before allowing them access to precocious, innocent kids.
“While I don’t agree with the abuse being given, my kids go to this school there was no information fed to parents about this happening. Surely that’s a parents choice? I’m happy my child is learning about LGBT but it’s overtaking the school now. Something every week,” a concerned parent told the Daily Star.
“I’m not opposed to learning about LGBT, but my 7 year old doesn’t need to know what a drag queen is and certainly not the one they had in. The headteacher is more concerned about furthering her career than tackling issuing that our school has,” they added.
“Their username is ‘flowjobqueen’ and their timeline is full of explicit images of them simulating sexual acts. Of course they’ve just just done a drag queen story reading to primary school children,” another concerned individual wrote on social media.
Even a homosexual man was concerned with the message this would send to young, impressionable children.
“Would be good to hear a response as to why an adult entertainer called Flowjob was deemed appropriate for kids? Were the vetted prior to the event? What was the content of these lessons? As a gay man with young nieces and nephews just starting school I am concerned,” he said.
FlowJob and the LGBT movement of Britain are, of course, blaming all criticism on bigotry and homophobia.
“Don’t bring your negativity to my profile. I am a drag queen yes who does adult jokes, but I also do under 18 Venus and cater around children,” FlowJob responded.
“You just know that the people pretending to be livid that a drag queen read a book in a school are also the people who run out to buy their kids the latest Grand Theft Auto on release day. Your homophobia is transparent,” wrote Renfrewshire MSP Mhairi Black in a Twitter post.
“We’re horrified to see the abusive messages and tweets targeting Glencoats Primary School for their bold and brilliant LGBT inclusive education practices. We are proud to work with their pioneering headteacher, and recognise the school as an example to others across the country,” LGBT Youth Scotland wrote on Twitter.
Around the world, drag queens have been completely unvetted before being allowed to read creepy stories about gender and sexuality to children. This has resulted in pedophiles being allowed to administer story hour events to kids. The LGBT plague will not stop until every child is violated spiritually and physically by the sadistic predators among their ranks.
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