The town of Barta'a, June 2017. The border passes under the hanging black tarp.

A Surreal Visit to an Arab Israeli Town Straddling a Contested Border for the Last 50 Years

Half a century after the Six-Day War, the Green Line dividing Barta'a is as pronounced as ever

BARTA’A – It was the second day of the Six-Day War, but since there was no fighting going on nearby, 14-year-old Riad Kabha ventured out of his home to cross the border from Israel into what was then Jordan,...

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