How do I get to the corner of Arafat and Farid al-Atrash?
The Galilee town of Sakhnin has become the first Arab municipality to assign a name to every one of its streets, and a number to every house.
“We were a village once, but now, when we’re a big city, people need a precise address. It’s a very basic thing. I was sick of giving directions by phone to people who come from elsewhere: turn right at the mosque, take a left at the fifth traffic circle, ask people and then some more people, until you get here. Enough. Now everyone has a street and a house number,” declares Farid Gantos, a resident...
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