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Hundreds gather near UN court for Hanukkah event and protest of anti-Israel bias

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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:55 pm

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — Hundreds of Christians and Jews gathered outside the seat of the U.N. international court for a Hanukkah event that they said was also a protest against anti-Israel bias.

The lighting of Hanukkah candles Wednesday on a 36-foot menorah outside the Hague’s Peace Palace, which houses the International Court of Justice, was the initiative of Christians for Israel, an international, faith-based Israel-advocacy group based in Holland with 30 affiliates worldwide and hundreds of thousands of members.

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