Palestinian Arabs in France


Population
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Introduction / History

Palestinian Arabs fall into a category classified as Levant Arabs. "Levant" is a broad term that includes several groups of Arabs: the Jordanian, Palestinian, Iraqi, Chaldean, and Syrian Arabs. Today, several hundred thousand Levant Arabs live along the northern edges of the Arabian Desert. They are spread from Israel to Kuwait and as far east as Iran. Small groups can also be found in North Africa and in Europe.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Palestinian Arabs and their descendants in France are those who have immigrated to France. French people of Arab origin (predominantly from Maghreb but also some from Mashreq areas of the Arab world) in France form the second largest ethnic group after French people of French origin. Like other Arab peoples in France, the Palestinians are often separated from the mainline French society. In France, different ethnic groups often live parallel lives in separate communities. Their contact with the majority French population is mainly in the workplace and sometimes the marketplace.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Most Palestinian Arabs in France are Muslims. Islam is a religion of works that is based on five basic "pillars" which are (1) A Muslim must affirm that "there is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet;" (2) He must pray five times a day while facing Mecca; (3) He must give generously; (4) He must fast during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year; and (5) He must try to make at least one pilgrimage to Mecca in his lifetime.


What Are Their Needs?

Portions of the Bible, the JESUS Film, and GRN audio resources exist in Arabic and more in French, yet Palestinian Arabs in France remain unreached with the gospel. There are also Palestinian believers in other parts of the world who can go to them in Fra


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Arab, Palestinian in France.

Pray that French believers with broken hearts for their Palestinian Arab neighbors will pray, go and give God’s Word as they are enabled by the Holy Spirit of God. Pray that Palestinian Arabs will understand and receive Lord Jesus’ payment of the penalty for their sins. Pray for a Disciple Making Movement among Muslim Arabs in France.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14276/CA https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14276/IS


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Arab, Palestinian
People Name in Country Arab, Palestinian
Natural Name Palestinian Arabs
Population this Country 4,000
Population all Countries 10,851,000
Total Countries 25
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Arabic, Palestinian-Jordanian; Gazan Arab; Israeli Arab Muslim; Lebanese Arab; Levantine Arabs; Palestinian Arab; Syro-Lebanese Arab
People ID 14276
ROP3 Code 107785
Country France
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Country France
Region Europe, Western
Continent Europe
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Primary Language Arabic, South Levantine Spoken (4,000 speakers)
Language Code ajp   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Arabic, South Levantine Spoken (4,000 speakers)
Language Code ajp   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Arabic, South Levantine Spoken

Primary Language:  Arabic, South Levantine Spoken

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1940-1973)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Arabic Bibles Online
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video God's Way: 10. Isa & the Victory Over Death - ArabSub
Film / Video God's Way: 6. Musa & the Blood of Sacrifice - ArabSub
Film / Video God's Way: 6. Musa & the Blood of Sacrifice - EngSub
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.05 %)
3.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
93.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
2.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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Map Source Bethany World Prayer Center  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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