RELIGION

Israeli Knesset Passes Controversial Law Differentiating Christian And Muslim Arab Population

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (AP Ph
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

The Knesset on Monday approved a controversial law, whose ultimate aim, according to its sponsor, is to distinguish between Muslim and Christian Arab citizens and to heighten involvement of Christians in Israeli society.

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