As the Gaza conflict intensifies with rocket attacks from both sides, some people are promoting friendship on social media with the hashtag, “Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies.”
Ynet reports that about 300 people protested the rocket attacks on Gaza by the Israeli government in Haifa, shouting and holding signs, “Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies.”
Now the slogan has become an international social media campaign with a Facebook page and Twitter hashtag.
Photos here http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/jews-and-arabs-refuse-to-be-enemies_n_5587742.html?utm_hp_ref=religion show that the people suffering from the ongoing violence are demanding an end to it, with people all over the world supporting them in solidarity
Egypt proposed a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas after a week of air strikes which have killed at least 185 Palestinians, at least 3/4 of whom were civilians, according to the BBC. Israel agreed but Hamas refused a ceasefire.
Today Israel resumed airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, six hours after agreeing to the Egyptian-proposed truce that failed to halt Hamas rocket attacks.