Sharara said the town's market stalls and the traditional Christmas church services will be held as they are every year.
The Muslim mayor of Nazareth, Ali Salam, has ordered all official events canceled, the city council announced Thursday, according to The Times Of Israel. The residents of Nazareth are primarily Arab citizens of Israel. The imposing Basilica of the Annunciation in central Nazareth is built on a site which many Christian faithful believe was the childhood home of Jesus's mother, Mary.
Following the 1967 Middle East war, Israel declared Jerusalem as its capital, according to express.co.uk, but the claim is not recognised by the worldwide community or Palestinians.
At a little over 30 per cent of the population, Christians are a significant minority - but are dominated by the Muslim majority which voted Salam into power.
The decision by Mayor Ali Salam to cancel festivities was made in protest of Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move the Muslim mayor, who once compared himself to Trump, found offensive. But the claim is not recognised by the global community or Palestinians.
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Obama, a Democrat, told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in 2008 that Jerusalem "will remain the capital of Israel, and it must remain undivided".
Nevertheless, the local administration has already walked back his aggressive position somewhat, conceding "there are commercial interests of the city and we are used to hundreds of thousands [of Christians] coming for this season".
"There are major moments in the history of Zionism: the Balfour Declaration, the founding of the state, the liberation of Jerusalem and Trump's announcement yesterday", he said in a video posted to social media.
Bush, a Republican, promised during the 2000 campaign that "as soon as I take office I will begin the process of moving the USA ambassador to the city Israel has chosen as its capital".
The Palestinians' chief representative to Britain, Manuel Hassassian, blasted the American leader's decision to move the U.S. embassy.