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Farming under fire in Israel

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 00:54

Nov. 21 - Israeli farmers near Gaza, defying military instructions, continue to work their fields as the conflict continues. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Nevermind the conflict these farmers are going about their daily business in Israel. The military has forbidden work in the area near the Gaza border. But the harvest does not not pause for war. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SUPERVISOR ON WHEAT FIELD, YANON FERBERG, SAYING: "Here in the Kishtila Ashkelon we have about two hundred workers coming every day to work, despite of the very difficult situation of the bombing from south from the Gaza Strip the workers are committed and coming every day to work and committed to work and committed to the growers to grow all the plants accordingly to our protocol." In times of trouble workers have a place to run to for safety. Otherwise, it is business as usual for Israelis farming near the Gaza border.

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Farming under fire in Israel

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 00:54

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