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Eastern Christians on trip to Holy Land find common language with Israel

Twenty-three Eastern Christian millennials, Assyrians, Chaldeans and members of the Syriac Orthodox Church living in Canada and the US, have arrived in the Holy Land with the goal of strengthening their faith and connection to Israel.



David Mando discovered Israel through Krav Maga.

“I was fascinated by it. I loved the passion where you’re taught that survival mentality and I see that very present in Israel today.”

EASTERN CHRISTIANS on their way to Passport Control at the airport to begin their trip to Israel with the Philos Project and Passages leadership course. – Both Photos: JULIANA TAIMOORAZY, Facebook

Mando, a member of the Assyrian Church of the East who was born and raised in Chicago, was on an organized trip to Israel last week with a group of Christians who have roots in the region. Continue Reading »