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WATCH: Arab rioters torch Acre theater seen as symbol of coexistence in city

Arab rioters have torched the Acre theater which locals describe as a symbol of Arab-Jewish coexistence in the city.

“We have been in this theater for 36 years, and it is run by Arabs and Jews together,” says one of the theater’s managers Khaled Abu Ali in a quote carried by Ynet.

“We have never differentiated between Arabs and Jews. We are all one family,” says Osnat Yosef, whose husband Moni is another manager at the theater. wife of theater director.

“It’s incredibly painful to see this happen” says Moni Yosef.

Riots have also broken out in Baqa al-Gharbiyye, Haifa, Umm al-Fahm and other towns in the north.

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