A sheep pen at the Shatiwi farm. Dan Perez

A Nazareth Dynasty of Shepherds and Cheesemakers

In an age when most dairy products are made from industrially produced cow’s milk, the Shatiwi family of Galilean shepherds still produces traditional sheep’s milk cheese

The season got underway a couple of weeks ago: Hisham Shatiwi, a fourth-generation descendant of shepherds and cheesemakers, can barely conceal his fatigue as he walks through a wide pen amid newborn lambs and...

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