The Times of Israel reports: As the Hamas terror group threatened to launch 5,000 flaming kites and balloons at Israel on Friday, Israeli children at the Gaza border countered with an airborne message of peace.
At Kibbutz Nir Am, which has suffered a number of fires sparked by burning kites flown from Gaza, children and residents launched balloons carrying candy towards the Palestinian enclave, Hadashot TV news reported.
Just now: children at Kibbutz Nir Am are flying over balloons with candy to #Gaza. The children in Gaza, who are innocent victims of the cruel #Hamas regime, deserve to know that children in #Israel don’t hate them.#SaveGazaFromHamas #StopTheTerrorKites
Via @ndvori pic.twitter.com/ZE1uAKoTHV
— Dan Poraz (@DPoraz) June 15, 2018
Additionally, kibbutz members on Saturday will replant groves at Nir Am burned by the kites in a message of “they burn and we plant,” the network said.
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