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Nelson Cruz, Hispanic MLB players in Israel to promote Christian-Jewish relations

A devout US group including Cesar Hernandez and Jeimer Candelario tour the land where Jesus once walked, say they will advocate for Israel in Latin America and in world of baseball

TOI reports that the players and their significant others were brought to Israel for a week by the Philos Project, a US-based nonprofit organization that promotes Christian relations with Israel and other Middle Eastern countries.

It was the organization’s first delegation to Israel involving Hispanic athletes, said Jesse Rojo, the Philos Project’s director of Hispanic affairs. The group toured Christian sites in Jerusalem and the Galilee, and ran a baseball clinic for Jewish and non-Jewish youth in Ra’anana.

Source - TOI/Twitter - Image - Nico Andre' Duran via JTA

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Aguluz Reneantonio 19:56 28.11.2022
Good!
Jeanne Ferguson 10:56 28.11.2022
This is a good idea
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