This Israeli Restaurant Lets Customers Eat for Half the Price If Jewish and Arab Patrons Sit Together

“If there’s anything that can bring together these people, it’s hummus”

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This restaurant is trying to bring customers of all backgrounds together with hummus.

That’s one small step for hummus, one giant leap for mankind. [related]

A restaurant in Israel wants citizens to coexist in peace, so they are offering Jews and Arabs 50 percent off of their meal if they dine together.

Hummus Bar at the M Haderech Mall, located in the town of Kfar Vitkin in Beit Herut, Israel, is trying to bring Israelis and Arabs together, following over two weeks of consecutive terrorist attacks.

The promotion began last week and has been successful so far, according to The Times of Israel.

“If there’s anything that can bring together these people, it’s hummus,” Kobi Tzafrir, manager of Hummus Bar, told The Times of Israel.

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The Times Israel also reports that the restaurant posted on their Facebook page, saying, “By us we don’t have Arabs! But we also don’t have Jews… By us we’ve got human beings! And real excellent Arab hummus! And great Jewish falafel! And a free refill for every serving of hummus, whether you’re Arab, Jewish, Christian, Indian, etc.”