Israeli Christians Officially Recognized as Arameans, Not Arabs
Earlier this year, Israel took the first step in recognizing the nation’s Christians as an independent minority. Now, local Israeli Christians can register as a distinct ethnicity, as well.
Lumped together with the Arab population for centuries, Israel’s Population, Immigration and Border Authority (PIBA) has been instructed to now recognize the bulk of the country’s Christians as Aramaeans, the actual ethnicity of most of the region’s Christians prior to the Arab Muslim conquest.
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Israel’s interior minister signed an order on Tuesday recognizingAramean as a separate national identity in the country’s population registry.
The Times of Israel
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