A hummus cafe in Israel is giving a 50 percent discount to tables mixing Jewish and Arab diners, in a campaign the owner hopes will bring people together, as dozens of people have been killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence.
Kobi Tzafrir, the owner of Humus Bar in the town of Kfar Vitkin, posted the offer on Facebook.
“With us we don’t have Arabs! But we also don’t have Jews… With us we’ve got human beings! Real excellent Arab hummus! Excellent Jewish falafel!”, the post, which by Monday evening had been shared more than 1,000 times, read.
Tzafrir told Al Jazeera he wanted to show that there are a lot of Arabs and Jews who are not taking part in the violent events reported in the media.
“We want to show that we’re all human beings, just like each other, not so different,” he said over the phone.
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