An Israeli student, living in the US, is said to have launched an online campaign in an attempt to initiate dialogue between Jewish and Arab communities.
Abraham Gutman and Dania Darwish, both students at Hunter College in New York, created the hashtag #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemiesamid escalating violence in Gaza. More than 600 people are said to have been killed in the conflict.
Writing for The Christian Monitor,Gutman said:
Since then, a multitude of Twitter users have posted images in support of Gutman's "peaceful" campaign: