Kenyans247 Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join Kenyans247 LOGIN!

Stats: 109,529 Members, 9,401 topics and 65 posts Date: Sunday 19 January 2020 at 03:28 PM
TrendingRecentNewestClassifiedDirectoryLivescoresLive Kenyan TVLive Kenyan Radio

How is Israel's image in Kenya?

Kenyans247 / Kenyans247 / General / International Forum / How is Israel's image in Kenya? (20 Views)

(Go Down) (» Reply topic)
How is Israel's image in Kenya? by Kenyans247(m): Thu Jan 2020 08:28am
Interesting question!!! Kenyans are notoriously religious(regardless of their religion) and therefore their view of Israel is shaped primarily by religion. A big percentage of Kenyans are Christians and therefore most are very much pro Israel. If you listen to many of the prayers, they are to the god of Israel. The truth is very few Kenyans understand the reasons behind the current conflict, and frankly, they don't even care because many believe Israel is sort of a blessed country. Our government has previously been openly pro Israel (remember Entebbe raid, it was successful partly because of Kenya’s role in the raid) and still maintains very good relations with Israel.

The Muslims however, don't view Israel in the same way as the Christians do(that's pretty much standard in the world). A majority of the educated people also don't view Israel with much positivity either. They have a pretty good understanding of global politics and have formed their own opinion. However, at the end of the day, what matters is if one can separate the state and the individual.

Simply put, because of religion, majority of Kenyans view Israel as some blessed country and our government takes a pro-Israel stand.

(» Reply topic) (» Go Up)
Viewing this topic:
1 guest(s) viewing this topic

Sections: World List Directory, Properties, Culture, Family, International Forum, Innovation, Art, Graphics & Video, Phones, Technology Market, Education, Forum Games, Gossip, K247 TV, Jokes Etc, Literature, Rwanda Forum, Burundi Forum, Ugandan Forum, South Sudan Forum, Somalia Forum,

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Kenyans247 - Copyright © 2019 - 2020 Sande Kennedy. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise.
Disclaimer: Every Kenyans247 member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Kenyans247.