Monday, April 22 2019 April 21, 2019. Ein Rashash The settlers came out yesterday and drove the shepherds away. Yesterday was Shabbat and the first day of Pesach. There are many ways to celebrate a festival. Today the shepherds have four large herds out on the hills. We walk two or three kilometers, maybe more, toward the farthest herd. The sun is leaking light as we begin, but by the time we approach the ridge the sky turns black, and then it’s raining hard, and after that there is heavy hail, and a fierce frozen wind. It doesn’t stop. […]
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Sunday, April 7 2019 April 5, 2019. Ein Rashash April 5, 2019; Impressions from the Jordan Valley by David Shulman; Photographs: Margaret Olin. Read more: April 5, 2019. Ein Rashash. Text by David Shulman
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Wednesday, March 20 2019 Al-Hadidiya, Halat Makhul, Umm Zuqa – March 17, 2019; Impressions from the Jordan Valley by David Shulman; Photographs: Margaret Olin. Read more: March 17, 2019 Al-Hadidiya, Halat Makhul, Umm Zuqa. text: David Shulman; Photographs: Margaret Olin (mostly)
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Monday, March 11 2019 How Palestinian Land Goes From the Israeli Army to the Settlers 45 settlements have been built on Palestinian land requisitioned for military purposes. A new study explains how. Read Analysis by Amira Hass: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-how-palestinian-land-goes-from-the-army-to-the-settlers-1.7004514?=&ts=_1552306620580
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Saturday, September 16 2017 Settler violence. Israeli army and police stand idly by! Today, Saturday, September 16, 2017, Ta’ayush activists entered the Carmel settlement in the south Hebron hills to protest the ongoing stone-throwing from the settlement towards the adjacent Palestinian village of Umm al-Kheir. Every night for the past two and a half weeks, settlers from Carmel have been throwing stones at the Palestinian village, disturbing the sleep and disrupting the lives of the men, women, and children there. Neither the Israeli police, the army, nor the security coordinators of the settlement have done anything to prevent the stone-throwing, despite a complaint […]
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Friday, September 1 2017 Demand that the Carmel settlement take responsibility and stop the stone-throwing on Umm al-Kheir! September 1, 2017 The village of Umm al-Kheir in the south Hebron hills has been under attack by stone-throwers from the adjacent settlement of Carmel for the past four nights. With the sole aim of depriving the villagers of their sleep – every hour throughout the night, a stone is lobbed over the fence. A single stone, jerking an entire village out of sleep. Cowardly, under cover of darkness, the perpetrator runs away. In these summer nights when people sleep outside, the danger of one of the stones physically harming […]
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Sunday, July 30 2017 Saturday, 29.7, in the South Hebron Hills Today at the South Hebron Hills – accompanying shepherds and construction work. We joined the shepherds of Um el Amad to their grazing lands near the settlement of Otniel, could have been really pastoral if not for the soldiers and settlers watching us all morning. In Um el Kheir we cleaned the ruins of the community center that was destroyed (again), while the houses of the colonialists of Carmel are still standing without interruption. Written by Li, photos by Michal.
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Saturday, May 6 2017 Al Auja: A Resistance Chronicle On Friday 4/28/2017 hundreds protested against a settler assault a week earlier on shepherds from Al Auja, the Jordan Valley, Palestine, that resulted in five injured solidarity activists. Following is a Taayush activist’s account of the struggle those shepherds undertook. A blog post by Amitai Ben Abba on clownmonkey.
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