[Comment] Offline: The Bedouin predicament
What is a camel for? For the Bedouins of the Negev desert, in southern Israel, this question poses a paradox. Known for their semi-Nomadic lives, the Bedouins of today travel less. They live mostly in fixed settlements. Their camels graze in surrounding fields, reminders of an existence left behind long ago. In Rahat, the first Bedouin city, Dr Yones Abu rabia, a Bedouin doctor, addresses an audience of attentive students and their inspiring teachers, Professors Ora Paltiel (Director of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University) and Yehuda Neumark (Director of the International Masters in Public Health programme).