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Christian theme park planned in Israel

RELIGIOTAINMENT Plans to build a theme park by the Sea of Galilee are expected to cement a political alliance between Israeli right-wingers and the US Christian right

THE GUARDIAN , TEL AVIV

Avraham Hirschson, the Israeli tourism minister, said: "I'm not a theologian, I'm the minister of tourism, and I'm not interested in the politics of our tourists as long as they come here. They come here as tourists, and they're friends of Israel."

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