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50% discount in a restaurant eating together Israelis and Palestinians

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There are few things a good meal at a table can not achieve. Definitely, This is the premise that lead by flag owners Hummus Bar, an Israeli restaurant has decided to bring together Israelis and Palestinians to blow discounted dinners.

Specific, the business is M Mall in Kfar Vitkin, a small town an hour and a half north of the Israeli capital, Tel Aviv, and there is no religion or wars that are worth. There is also no dispute over who invented the recipe for hummus, there is only one firm intention: to end the hatred and leave room to peace.

The conflict between Israel and Palestine and left thousands dead, homeless families and territories devastated by war completely, which of course, most of the civilian population of both states flatly rejects. Among them, Hummus Bar owners, Who They have been proposed to end the fighting in a very special way. What how they do it? Very easy: with food by. In the Hummus Bar offers a juicy discount, neither more nor less than a 50 percent, for those Arabs and Jews to sit together for lunch or dinner.

The proposal of this place came after an explosion of violence that killed more than forty-eight Jews and Palestinians worsened in number of attacks between the two sides. An untenable situation that aroused the solidarity of the owners business.

Discounts at a restaurant that unites Israelis and Palestinians

"Are you afraid the Arabs? Are you afraid the Jews? With us no Arabs or Jews. With us there are people! ¡Y hummus, and falafel! Special offer: 50% discount on tables where Arabs and Jews sit together».

So they advertised on their own Facebook page This publication -in the original message written in Hebrew- what already exceeds 8.000 ‘likes’, a thousand comments and has been 2.000 sometimes shared. It is included, They dare to overcome these two religions and include in the plan any other to seek unity and coexistence in these difficult times of violence. What added to close this post: "¡Excellent Arabic hummus! And great Jewish falafel! And free refill per serving of hummus, if you're Arab, bean, Christian, Hindu, etc.”.

Hummus, the dish of the restaurant that unites Arabs and Jews

But it is not only in social networks, where the initiative has had a major impact. According to the restaurant manager, Kobe is Tzafr, told the Times of Israel, the response has been positive on both sides and There have been people who come to the restaurant not only to enjoy the offer, but also to congratulate them on the idea.

No hay más que visitar la mencionada página de Facebook para ver imágenes de los visitantes que van pasando por sus máximas para vivir esta experiencia. “Si hay algo que puede reunir a estos pueblos, eso es el hummus”, afirma Tzafrir con plena confianza en la mejoría de la situación que cada día viven miles de ciudadanos a los dos lados de la franja de Gaza.

En un principio, la oferta iba a estar limitada a ciertos días de la semana, de jueves a domingo, pero la buena acogida que ha tenido la idea ha hecho que sus dueños se replanteen ampliarlo a todos los días y “tal vez para siempre”, asegura Tzafrir.

El restaurante en cuestión ofrece comida típica de la zona, de estilo kosher, un tipo de cocina judía que se basa en los preceptos bíblicos del Levítico. Entre los platos que se sirven encontramos fundamentalmente la mencionada pasta de garbanzos y el falafel, en diversas variantes.

La noticia de este acto de solidaridad ha dado la vuelta al mundo y multitud de medios de comunicación a nivel mundial se han hecho eco de la noticia. Por ejemplo, diarios británicos como el Daily Mail o The Telegraph, el norteamericano Washington Post, los españoles ABC o 20minutos, e incluso, la televisión árabe Aljazeera se han fijado en la iniciativa del Hummus Bar.

Son acciones y detalles como este los que hacen grande al ser humano. Y es que pocas cosas hay más universales que la gastronomía. Aprendamos a disfrutarla, compartirla y hacer que con ella que el mundo sea un lugar un poco más feliz.

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