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2014 Gaza Conflict

#JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies campaign

10 Jul, 2014

Hunter College students Abraham Gutman and Dania Darwish create the #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies Twitter hashtag and Facebook page. The hashtag attracts the attention of outlets like the BBC and Sydney Morning Herald, but some users remain afraid of community backlash and the Facebook page has less than 20,000 Likes in its first two weeks.

We were afraid that a demonstration would become a shouting match between ‘pro this’ and ‘pro that’ groups, we thought that starting a social media campaign would be more productive