MembersChristmas in Haifa

Christmas and Hanukkah didn’t coincide this year, but that was no reason not to party together.

By Dov Eilon | | Topics: POTPOURRI
Christmas trees
Photo: Photo by Sapir Bronzberg/FLASH90

In the background of the following picture of a Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah you can also see the Bahai Temple. All that’s missing is Islamic symbolism to make this a truly interfaith holiday scene.

Haifa is known as an ethnically and religiously-mixed city. It has many Arab inhabitants, including Christians, living among a majority population of both secular and religious Jews. And the city is proud of multicultural orientation. Coexistence seems to work in Haifa, where the general attitude is “live and...

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