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For Sa’id, who has four children, the Har Homa development project means survival. That he is acting against the interests of his people disturbs him, but who, he asks, will feed his children if he gives up his job?

Inshallah, there will be peace.

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Posted May 20. Text © Stuart Weinberg 1998. Part of the original Sideroad.
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Stuart Weinberg was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. From 1989-1996 he worked as an elementary school teacher for the Etobicoke Board of Education there. In 1996, he moved to Israel with his family where he has been serving as the Israeli correspondent for the Jewish Tribune, Bnai Brith’s national newspaper in Canada. His articles have also appeared in the Jerusalem Post.