Jerusalem Report

Road to recovery

Yuval Roth, whose brother was murdered by Palestinian terrorists, helps transport sick Palestinians to Israeli hospitals as 'an act of reconciliation instead of revenge'.

Yuval Roth (second on right) with Mohammed Darajmeh and his daughter Amani at the Eyal checkpoint
Photo by: TOMER NEUBERG/FLASH 90
It’s an hour before dawn outside the Eyal checkpoint on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Qalqilya in early January.

Groups of Palestinian laborers destined for work in Israel’s cities and towns have already passed through the gate and are warming themselves around campfires. By 7 a.m., roughly 4,000 Palestinians from the Qalqilya region and the northern West Bank will have crossed the border – after having their papers checked and passing through a metal detector, and finally making their way down the enclosed corridor.



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