850 Israeli Jews, Arabs hold coexistence rally up north

Some 700 Israeli Jews and Arabs protested at the Iron and Megiddo junctions in northern Israel, under the banner “neighbors for peace.”

Head of the Menashe Regional Council, Ilan Sade, said that “the call to calm tensions and a life of coexistence is a call for normality. Until recently we lived in this area in partnership and we are committed to this now too.” Sade was at the Iron Junction protest.

At the Carmiel Junction, some 150 Arabs and Jews participated in the event which called for “dialogue, good neighborly relations and a life of coexistence.”

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