Young men in Jisr al-Zarqa. Rami Shllush

Israeli-Arab Town Haunted by History of Violence Looks for Way Out

Jisr al-Zarqa has always endured a bad reputation, but a spate of shootings in the past two months has forced locals to look for solutions.

Anwar Amash, 11, is playing in the street near his home in the town of Jisr al-Zarqa, as he always does. It is almost impossible to discern that he finds some movements difficult. Yet only two weeks ago, some...

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