What Spirit-Filled Christians Need to Know About Israel's Upcoming Election

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo)

Few were surprised when Benjamin Netanyahu won Israel's election back in April. But after he failed to form a coalition government in time, he called for a new election in September—a first in Israel's political history.

But what does this new election mean for Jews across the world? And what's at stake for the Christian minority living in Israel?

To answer those questions, Charisma News interviewed Jonathan Feldstein, an Orthodox Jew who lives in Jerusalem and advocates for unity between Jews and Christians.

"[If the Likud party doesn't win], it would be a little scary," Feldstein says. "Sadly, the more ultra-Orthodox parties here in Israel are less interested in Christians or other minorities—and that's one of the reasons I'm not oriented toward them. ... I think we as Jewish Israelis have a deep responsibility to protect Christians in Israel."

Feldstein points out that Bethlehem's population used to be 86% Christian, but over the last 60 years, that number has shrunk to a mere 12%.

Could the upcoming election intensify this frightening trend? Listen to the interview to find out.


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