Jerusalem’s new municipal tax measures threaten ministries, church leaders say

Posted Feb 15, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Education and health ministries provided by the Diocese of Jerusalem could be at risk if the municipality goes ahead with plans to make churches pay Arnona, or municipal taxes. For centuries, religious bodies in the city have been exempt from such taxes, but the Jerusalem Municipality is now demanding millions of pounds from religious groups as part of an ongoing dispute with Israel’s finance ministry.

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