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NU cleric speaks of harmony in Israel visit

  • Kharishar Kahfi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, June 13 2018 | 12:12 am

PREMIUM Amid a diplomatic row between Indonesia and Israel that was sparked by entry permits, Yahya Cholil Staquf, a high-ranking cleric from Indonesia’s largest Muslim organization Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), has come into the spotlight for accepting an invitation by an Israeli organization to deliver a speech in Jerusalem.

Yahya, commonly known as Gus Yahya, was invited by the Israel Council on Forei...