One thousand delegates from all over the world, including 60 from South Africa, will attend a Christian Action for Israel conference in Jerusalem in September. This will be the largest ever Christian conference in support of Israel, it was reported in the South African Jewish Times.
Christian Action for Israel was established in Geneva at the end of 1973. Its main purpose, according to the latest newsletter issued by the South African Christian Action for Israel, is that “we pray for Israel, give to Israel and similarly educate fellow Christians so that Israel may occupy the land given to her by Divine right – dwelling in prosperity and peace in accordance with Biblical promises which promises have never been abrogated.
“We promote tourism, trade, investment and afforestation. We also link arms with the Jews against anti-Semitism. We stand for a peaceful secure Jerusalem united under Jewish control, and believe that every committed Christian is responsible before God to carry out the above aims.” The newsletter added that this stand “derived from our faith and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ.”
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