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Text and Images by David Shulman —
Today Ahmad seems nervous, scared, with good reason. He wants us near him. These are the last days in the year that Ahmad and his almost-deaf father Husain will be staying in their tents in the flat stretch close to the natural spring and pools called Ein Sukut. On Sunday they will move up the mountain ridge to Farisiyya, for the rainy months. They think of Farisiyya as their true home. Seasonal migrations are a normal part of Bedouin life in the Jordan Valley, and elsewhere. In the past, Farisiyya has been targeted by the army for massive demolitions.
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October 21, 2020. Ein Sukut. Text and Images by David Shulman