Video of Israeli Jews and Arabs Kissing Disappears From Facebook


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A video posted by TimeOut Tel Aviv of Jewish and Arab Israelis kissing has disappeared from Facebook, only hours after it went up in what was a response to the Education Ministry’s decision to disqualify a book about a Jewish-Arab love affair.

It was unclear why the video of gay and straight couples kissing was removed and Facebook confirmed to Haaretz that it was not behind the video’s disappearance. In the meantime, the video has gained over 100,000 views.

In previous cases, posts were removed because of user complaints for allegedly violating Facebook’s community standards, but the social media giant vehemently denied this was the case. It was also possible hackers took the post down.

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