WEB Notes: Make sure you read this article. The Christians are not leaving Gaza because of Hamas or any Mooslim organization. They are leaving because of what Israel is doing to Gaza. We have made this point before.

Today, the population that once spanned 3,000 Christians in Gaza just a few years ago has been reduced to 1,200, and worshippers say the area could be entirely devoid of the religious denomination within two decades.

“People might think we’re leaving because of Hamas, but no it’s because of … (Israeli) policies on Gaza,” Jaber Jilder, an official with the Greek Orthodox Church said, referring to the militant group that governs Gaza and is labeled a terrorist organization by the United States and others.

Israeli sanctions on Gaza have made freedom of movement and goods almost non-existent, and have contributed to an economy the World Bank said is on the “verge of collapse.” A United Nations report earlier this year said the 2014 Israeli-Hamas war and the current blockade will make the Palestinian territory “unlivable” by 2020.
Source: After 2,000 years, Christians in Gaza disappearing



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