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Christian Feast of Tabernacles event opens with greeting from Bennett, Herzog

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Senior Israeli leaders kicked off the 42nd International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem Feast of Tabernacles celebrations on Monday with video greetings as the massive annual gathering went online due to the pandemic.

“Your passion for Israel is an uncompromising statement of support for the Jewish State, for its people, and for our destiny,” said Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, calling the ICEJ “a center of pro-Israel activism by our many Christian friends in the Holy Land and around the world.”

“This is what friendship really means — a true partnership between Israel and the many, many thousands of Christian supporters of Israel. And the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem plays a major role in maintaining this support,” Bennett continued.

The annual event, held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will feature eight days of broadcasts from around Israel to hundreds of thousands of Christians around the globe.

The Sukkot holiday begins on Monday night.

In normal years the event sees thousands of Christians flocking to........

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