Just a really interesting perspective on lives in Palestine/Israel… thank you.
It isn’t often that I post an article by someone else but Amira Hass who writes for the Israeli daily Haaretz is always an exception. Much of what you’ll read below can be found in my book Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides, but I think it has more of a punch when it comes from one of Israel’s premier journalists.
Amira Hass Aug 30, 2016 3:17 AM
A list of the people’s daily fears under democratic Jewish military rule in the West Bank:
* That soldiers will descend from a pillbox armed to the teeth and fire at me. Or at my daughter, or my husband.
This happened in Silwad late last week. Ultra-Orthodox soldiers from the Kfir Battalion in the Nahal Brigade were extremely fearful for their lives and shot Iyad Hamed, 38, who was walking in his village – in his…
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