TAKING ROADS LESS TRAVELLED AND RARELY SEEN!
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In the South Hebron Hills, (Occupied West bank) here we see Nationalist Israeli Settlers not far from their outpost shaking the hand of an Israeli Soldier.
Why is this settler, masked? probably because they are about to do some… not very nice.
For the first time, the Dutch government has called for retail chains in the Netherlands to state the origin of products from West Bank settlements, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
This makes the Netherlands, one of Israel’s greatest friends in Europe, the second country in the EU, after Britain, to recommend such labeling. Read more.
The shepherds have been an important part of the birth of Jesus story, but this BBC piece shows how difficult it is to be a shepherd near Bethlehem these days.
It is only a 4 minute interview.
If Carlos the 74 year old father or Jamil his young 20 year old son, needs any help keeping the tradition going….part of me would want to go to Bethlehem and help look after the sheep.
I was out several days with the shepherds in the South Hebron Hills, I know it is a hard life, and would be too much for me.