Jerusalem Municipality Demands Christian Churches to Pay Off Tax Debts

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Sputniknews - 26/2/18 JERUSALEM (Sputnik) - The Jerusalem Municipality intends to recover 650 million shekels (almost $187 million) from Christian denominations as taxes for their real estate located in the city, Mayor Nir Barkat has said. “The debts for commercial space owned by churches exceed 650 million shekels. We will no longer demand that the citizens of Jerusalem bear this burden ...