Restaurant in Israel Offers Discount to Jewish and Arab Diners Who Eat Together

October 20, 2015

The 50 percent discount is meant to bring people together.

Can hummus help foster chickpeace in the Middle East? One restaurant in Israel hopes so. According to the Times of Israel, Humus Bar in the city of Netanya (about 62 miles northwest of Jerusalem) launched a deal last week offering a 50 percent discount on each plate of hummus ordered by tables of both Jewish and Arab customers dining together. The restaurant notes in a Facebook post (translated), “Scared of Arabs? Scared of Jews? By us we don’t have Arabs! But we also don’t have Jews… By us we’ve got…