Christian Zionists to bring blown up bus to US - news from ekklesia

By staff writers
April 15, 2004

Christian Zionists to bring blown up bus to US

-15/4/04

Christian Zionists are to bring the remains of an Israeli bus, blown up by suicide bombers, to the United States.

Christians for Israel USA, a Washington-based Christian Zionist group is sponsoring Bus Number 19ís trip.

The group is working alongside ZAKA, an Orthodox Israeli organization that keeps all of the buses destroyed by suicide bombings.

ìWe hope this historical trip brings to light, from a Biblical perspective, the horror that Israelis face on their homeland on a daily basis,î said Dr. James M. Hutchens, President of Christians for Israel (USA) and a retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Army.

ìMany of the everyday activities we take for granted here in the United States ñ even something as simple as riding a bus ñ are literally life-threatening activities in Israeli daily life. Both Christians and Jews must stand together with the Israelis in their fight for freedom and peace.î

Christians for Israel USAís Dutch sister organization, Christians for Israel International, sponsored the busís recent controversial trip to the Hague from Jerusalem, where the State of Israel currently stands trial in the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICJ).

The group obtained permission from the Israeli and Dutch authorities for the bus to be publicly displayed in the Hague. After its display at the Hague, Bus Number 19 will then travel to Washington, D.C. in early May for every American to witness.

Christians for Israel (USA) is a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization whose says its mission is "to make known Godís purposes for Israel and the Jewish people."

Christian Zionists to bring blown up bus to US

-15/4/04

Christian Zionists are to bring the remains of an Israeli bus, blown up by suicide bombers, to the United States.

Christians for Israel USA, a Washington-based Christian Zionist group is sponsoring Bus Number 19ís trip.

The group is working alongside ZAKA, an Orthodox Israeli organization that keeps all of the buses destroyed by suicide bombings.

ìWe hope this historical trip brings to light, from a Biblical perspective, the horror that Israelis face on their homeland on a daily basis,î said Dr. James M. Hutchens, President of Christians for Israel (USA) and a retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Army.

ìMany of the everyday activities we take for granted here in the United States ñ even something as simple as riding a bus ñ are literally life-threatening activities in Israeli daily life. Both Christians and Jews must stand together with the Israelis in their fight for freedom and peace.î

Christians for Israel USAís Dutch sister organization, Christians for Israel International, sponsored the busís recent controversial trip to the Hague from Jerusalem, where the State of Israel currently stands trial in the International Criminal Court of Justice (ICJ).

The group obtained permission from the Israeli and Dutch authorities for the bus to be publicly displayed in the Hague. After its display at the Hague, Bus Number 19 will then travel to Washington, D.C. in early May for every American to witness.

Christians for Israel (USA) is a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization whose says its mission is "to make known Godís purposes for Israel and the Jewish people."

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