Harun Abu Aram died on February 14.
January 7, 2023 Gawawis, Ar-Rakiz, Twaneh. Text: David Shulman
Jibrin says, “I hardly ever sleep. Maybe an hour in the night.”
“Because of the settlers?” I say.
“Yes. I’m afraid. A thousand times they have told me they will slaughter me.”Continue reading
November 15, 2022. Ar-Rakiz. Text: David Shulman; Photographs: Margaret Olin
Sometimes reality reveals itself in a few stark images.
Random Stopping: A Day in the South Hebron Hills: Umm Al-‘Ara’is, Sh’ab al-Butam, Ar-Rakiz
Umm Al-‘Ara’is. We must see at least twenty soldiers. The first few are friendly. They say they’d been stationed in the territories for four months. When Zev asks them to describe their duties, one of them answers, “stopping people randomly from going to work.” This sets a pattern for the day.Continue reading