Nazareth, the Israeli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised, has canceled some Christmas celebrations in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, an official said.
Nazareth, the largest Arab town in Israel with a Muslim and Christian population of 76,000, is one of the Holy Land’s focal points of Christmas festivities.
“We have decided to cancel the traditional Christmas singing and dancing because we are in a time of dispute, because of what Trump has said about Jerusalem,” city spokesman Salem Sharara said.
Ali Salam, mayor of Bethlehem, is Muslim. He is deciding to curtail Christian celebrations to protest what the US did.
Who loses? The Christians, of course.
And they are not happy:
Interestingly, this anti-Trump mayor was a big fan of Trump’s a year ago, claiming that Trump learned all his campaigning methods from him.
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