Patriarch hit by £1.5m water bill
CHRISTIAN leaders in the Holy Land have begun a campaign to win
international backing for a case that is pitting the Greek Orthodox
Patriarchate of Jerusalem against the Israeli water company Hagihon
over a disputed and unpaid bill.
The bill is enormous: nine million shekels, the equivalent of
about £1.5 million. This is the amount, Hagihon says, that is owed
for water supplied over the past seven years to the Church of the
The Patriarchate believed that ...
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