Israel's Christian Schools Striking Over Slashing of Funding

September 6, 2015 11:01 AM

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Police say about 2,500 striking demonstrators have gathered outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem to protest against the slashing of funds for Christian schools.

Christian school administrators accuse Israel of cutting their funding as a tactic to pressure them to join the Israeli public school system — a move they say would interfere with the schools' Christian values and high academic achievements.

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