Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity's offer with Gaza hospital project irks Palestinians

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Tourism in Israel? U.S. charity's offer with Gaza hospital project irks PalestiniansGAZA/JERUSALEM, Dec 3 (Reuters) - A U.S. charity building a tent hospital in the Gaza Strip is causing Palestinian unease by offering foreign medical volunteers the opportunity of weekend tourism in Israel, just across the volatile border. The facility, to be operated by the U.S. evangelical Christian group FriendShips, had won rare joint support from Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas and their enemy, Israel, which maintains a blockade along its frontier with the enclave.


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