Haqel: meaning “field” in Arabic and Aramaic is the root of both “agriculture” and “farmer” in Hebrew. Haqel brings together members of two peoples and three religions working in one field. The field is a symbol of renewal, a source of income, and a connection to the land.

From the Field

Graphic Video of Attack on Rabbi Ascherman and Additional Activists from Ta’ayush and EcoME

This past Friday Rabbi Ascherman was one of 14 Israeli activists and Palestinian shepherds from Uja village (Jordan Valley) who were attacked by masked Israelis who descended on from the “Baladim” outpost. He had joined “Ta’ayush” and “EcoME” in accompanying…