Tag Archives: farming

March 31: The lentils did ok today

Today we accompanied farmers in the Latamat area on the outskirts of Khoza’a. The last time we were out farming in Khoza’a the shooting was the closest I’d experienced, and from the video footage it looked like the Israelis were … Continue reading

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March 12: When a 2nd home isn’t due to wealth

In the taxi on the way back from Al Fukhary tonight, E is on the phone checking if we can visit Abd tomorrow in Al Wafa hospital to deliver the chess set. “Fil asr.” she finishes. “Is ‘asr‘ arabic for … Continue reading

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Deaf Palestinian Farmer is 4th shot in 3 weeks

The following by my colleage E, first posted on her blog In Gaza yesterday, Feb 18. What caused the Israeli soldiers to shoot a deaf farmer today? Was he threatening? Was it because the group of farm labourers had successfully … Continue reading

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Feb 16: Almost every day

A South African teacher who reads this blog asked yesterday: “I’ve heard that everyday people are still being killed in Gaza, is this true?”

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