Israel-Palestine, News

Jews, Palestinians plant trees together in West Bank

On Wednesday, an initiative to promote coexistence in the West Bank, Palestinian residents and school children from the nearby settlement planted trees together. The event was held on the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat, a nature-oriented holiday. The trees are aimed to block hazardous dust that was bothering both Palestinian and Jewish residents of the area. A Jewish resident after the event said “this is how we could fulfill the mitzvah while also tightening our ties and work towards peaceful co-existence,”

Ynetnews, Israel.

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