Chess event promotes solidarity between Jews and Arabs – The Jerusalem Post

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A chess event was organized on Tuesday by theChess4All organization, as part of a project to promote inclusion between Arabs and Jews following the recent rocket attacks between Israel and Gaza.The event was hosted online via Zoom and included participants from local Jewish and Arab communities.Nearly 100 participants took part in the event, which was broadcast live in both Arabic and Hebrew on the Facebook pages of Chess4All, the Abu Gosh Community Center and the Culture and Sports Ministry.The Chess4Solidarity Initiative has a large philanthropic background, having hosted multiple chess events for noble causes, to connect people from Israel and many other countries through the international language of chess. Having activities for players of all ages, this initiative has so far reached over 4,500 people from over 90 countries. Next month, the initiative is set to bring together people from the Jewish state with participants from West and Central Africa, in collaboration with the Israeli Embassies in Cameroon, Senegal and the Ivory Coast.

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