Even if the most sophisticated and user-friendly crossing point ever is built in the wall, experience teaches that thousands of people will be violently cut off from their families and friends on the other side of the wall, from opportunities for earning a livelihood and for study, from cultural and religious institutions, from day camps for children.0 comments
Amira Hass is the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories.
Born in Jerusalem in 1956, Hass joined Haaretz in 1989, and has been in her current position since 1993. As the correspondent for the territories, she spent three years living in Gaza, which served of the basis for her widely acclaimed book, "Drinking the Sea at Gaza." She has lived in the West Bank city of Ramallah since 1997.
Hass is also the author of two other books, both of which are compilations of her articles.