Israelis and Palestinians embrace for united Jerusalem

The annual "Jerusalem Hug" event seeks to promote mutual respect, peace and unity in the capital.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 24, 2014 14:03

Jerusalem Hug. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

 
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Hundreds of people gathered to promote love, respect and unity in Jerusalem's Old City by embracing as part of the "Jerusalem Hug" event on Monday.

Israelis, Palestinians and peace activists from around the world walked hand in hand around the city walls, singing and praying for peace and respect for all humankind.

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"Jerusalem Hug" has taken place annually since 2007, boasting over 5000 total participants. The event seeks to promote a freely accessible, undivided Jerusalem.


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