Religion: An Israeli Feast for Gentiles

Christians from 35 lands mark Tabernacles in Jerusalem

As the end of the world nears, according to the biblical prophet Zechariah, visitors from many nations will gather each year in Jerusalem "to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, and to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles." The words took life last week as 3,000 people from 35 countries celebrated Tabernacles, or Sukkoth, with parades, cookouts and musical services in one of the Holy City's most spectacular religious events of the year. Significantly, the celebrants were Christians.

In a welcoming speech, Prime Minister Menachem Begin declared:...

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