In Israel, Indonesian Muslim leader r...

In Israel, Indonesian Muslim leader risks backlash at home

A leader of Indonesia's largest Muslim organization is visiting Israel, braving angry protests at home in order to spread what he calls a message of interfaith compassion. Yahya Staquf, secretary general of the 60 million member Nahdlatul Ulama, is visiting as a guest of the American Jewish Committee, a U.S. advocacy group holding a major conference in Jerusalem.

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