Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Black Road

It is impossible to write about Kafr Qaduum without mentioning the ‘Black Road’. Kafr Qaduum is a small town dating back to the sixteenth century and lies to the west of the Qedumim settlement. This illegal Israeli settlement[1] was established … Continue reading

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‘Not a map for a community; more like a map for a graveyard’ (Jordan Valley I)

Abu Faisal is tall for a Bedouin.  Dressed in traditional robes, he welcomes us underneath a large awning to shade us from the sun.  This part of Palestine is well below sea level and even in October it is very … Continue reading

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Sumud: Steadfastly Staying Put

Abu Azzam was looking tired. He had been working in his olive groves all day and had had a stream of visitors during the past week. Nevertheless he and his wife Sehan welcomed us with open arms. During the three … Continue reading

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