Eighty Palestinians and Anarchists burst into the Rami Levy supermarket in the Binyamin region (north of Jerusalem).
The demonstrators were waving Palestinian flags and blocking the entrance to both the Binyamin Industrial Park where Rami Levy is located, as well as stopping traffic on Highway 60 which leads to it. The demonstrators are calling on Palestinians to not buy at the store because of the “Occupation”.
IDF and Police arrived and broke up the demonstration using shock grenades. Two foreign activists and two Palestinians were arrested. One protesters was injured and taken away by a Red Crescent ambulance.
Rami Levy hires Jewish and Arab workers, and Jews and Arabs shop side by side in all his stores.
The Ramy Levi stores have been touted as models of peaceful coexistence between Jews and Arabs. [Draw your own conclusions about the protesters].
At the Binyamin Industrial Park, where this Rami Levy is located, Arabs and Jews were together in the various shops and businesses.
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