Welfare Minister Seeking Solution for Rocket-exposed Bedouin Towns

Social affairs minister says the state cannot place mobile shelters for all the scattered homes, but it must provide proper protection

“The rockets make no distinction between Rahat and Ofakim, between Hura and Netivot,” Social Affairs Minister Meir Cohen said on Sunday as he met with Bedouin local authority heads in the Negev to promote welfare services to the Bedouin population. Cohen was referring to the lack of protected spaces in the Bedouin communities, which took rocket fire from Gaza during Operation...