Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Portrait of an Israeli Peace Protest

Over the past couple of weeks, a slogan has sought to bridge the gap between the Arab and Jewish communities as the conflict in Gaza has intensified: “Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies.” As of this writing, its Facebook page has more than sixty thousand likes; participants have posted sixty-six thousand tweets and hundreds of selfies; and it has been greeted in the media with headlines like “Jewish And Arab People Are Posing Together In Inspiring Photos Saying "We Refuse To Be Enemies,” “Jews And Arabs Refuse To Be Enemies – The Powerful Pictures Pushing Peace In Gaza And Israel,” and “Jews And Arabs [...]