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GOD-TV, an evangelical Christian cable channel, loses its right to broadcast in Israel

By Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — GOD-TV, an evangelical Christian cable television channel, has lost its license to air in Israel, two months after launching to a chorus of concern about its mission.

Israel’s Council for Cable and Satellite Broadcasting announced Sunday that the channel would be taken off the air because it did not disclose when applying for a broadcast license that it was planning to proselytize to Jews.

The Hebrew-language channel has been broadcasting under the name “Shelanu,” meaning “Ou...

 

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