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How God-TV Convinced Its Evangelical Followers

Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:02 pm
by Librarian
Doesn't the Bible say something about man not being able to know when the appointed day will be?
How God-TV Convinced Its Evangelical Followers to Plant Half a Million Trees in the Middle of Israel's Desert

Chrsitian group accused of plotting to evict Bedouin tribes to make way for Jewish-only communities.
December 28, 2010

Half a million trees planted over the past 18 months on the ancestral lands of Bedouin tribes in Israel's Negev region were bought by a controversial Christian evangelical television channel that calls itself God-TV.

A sign posted a few kilometers north of Beersheba, the Negev's main city, announces plans to plant a total of a million trees over a large area of desert that has already been designated "God-TV Forest".

The Jewish National Fund, an international non-profit organization in charge of forestation and developing Jewish settlements in Israel, received $500,000 from God-TV to plant some of the trees, according to the channel's filings to US tax authorities last year.

A coalition of Jewish and Bedouin human rights groups have denounced the project, accusing God-TV and the JNF of teaming up to force the Bedouin out of the area to make way for Jewish-only communities.
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