Bedouin Community Between a Rock and a Hard Place

At the beginning of the week, the High Court of Justice rejected a petition to obligate the state to provide immediate protective solutions for about 100,000 Bedouin.

On a hill in a Bedouin community between Dimona and Be’er Sheva, Muhammad Abu Qurinath, chairman of the residents’ committee, sits watching and tries to guess where the rockets will land. He says there isn’t much to do except pray they won’t land nearby. The village, which is recognized by the state authorities and is part of the Neveh Midbar regional authority, has no means of...