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Indonesian Jewish community unfazed by Israel travel ban

  • Karina M. Tehusijarana
    Karina M. Tehusijarana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, June 6, 2018 | 01:52 pm
Indonesian Jewish community unfazed by Israel travel ban Church of Nativity, Bethlehem. (Shutterstock/eFesenko )

PREMIUM While many Christians and Muslims in the country have expressed their dismay at Tel Aviv’s decision to ban Indonesian tourists from entering Israel, members of the small community of around 250 Indonesian Jews remain mostly unfazed. Rabbi Yohannes Elias of the Eits Chaim Indonesia foundation, which promotes understanding of Judaism, regretted the travel ban for its impact on Christian and...