palestinian farmers

Date Farmer Inon Rosenblom pointing to the Jordanian mountains the surround his farm.
WATCH: Economic Peace in the West Bank

A look at three different Israel businesses operating in Area C of the West Bank that hire Palestinian workers, and their struggles and triumphs in an attempt to foster peace.

An outdoor lesson in the vegetable garden in the Palestine Jewish Colonization Association (PICA) Sc
Tilling the land, cultivating one’s self

Israel’s agricultural schools connect kids to nature, history and society

A Palestinian farmer tends to his herd in the Jordan Valley
Palestinian farmer skeptical of Israeli probe into axed olive trees

According to Hajj, 215 trees belonging to four different families had been totally or partially axed.

13/04/2017
Yitzhar, as seen from a neighboring settlement
Twice barred Palestinian farmer says he will wait for IDF permission

Sabah said that he hopes the army will inform him soon, because he wants to finish plowing his crops.

02/04/2017
David Amsalem
Knesset bans transfer of Israeli wood scraps to Palestinian Authority

The regulations, which will take effect within 45 days, will require Israeli farmers to pulverize their branches themselves or pay for their disposal at authorized sites.

A member of the Ali family stands on a ladder to reach the olives in the uppermost echelons of a tre
The complicated process of picking olives in the West Bank

More than 100,000 Palestinian families rely to some extent on the income they generate from their olives and some 18% of Palestinian agricultural production comes from olives.

25/10/2016
West Bank electricity
Palestinians transfer NIS 590m. to Israel in electricity debt settlement

The September agreement also established that the PA would now be responsible for overseeing the commercial and operational administration of the Palestinian electricity sector.

shmita year
The end of the ‘shmita’ year: An opportunity to begin again

The desire to live in the Land of Israel is multifaceted. For some of us, it is mainly an outgrowth of our awareness and desire to connect to this land’s history, while for others the excitement of building Israel’s future is the strongest bond.

By RABBI ARI KAHN
10/09/2015
Cheese in Jerusalem
Agriculture Ministry to farmers: Separate West Bank, Golan Heights products ahead of EU ban

Israeli farmers also now need to make a list of materials they use from farms over the Green Line.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , BEN CASPIT/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
15/08/2014
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