‘McJesus’ Sculpture Sparks Outrage Among Israel’s Christians

Hundreds of Christians calling for removal of a sculpture by Finnish artist Jani Leinonen protested at the Haifa museum.

Image via AP Photo/Oded Balilty

HAIFA, Israel (AP) — An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country's Arab Christian minority. Hundreds of Christians calling for the removal of the sculpture, entitled "McJesus," demonstrated at the museum in the northern city of Haifa last week. Israeli police say rioters hurled a firebomb at the museum and threw stones that wounded three police officers. Authorities dispersed the crowds with tear gas and stun grenades.… Read at AP News

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