On their Christmas vacation in 2009, Robin and Magdalena Kincaid took their three small children on a family trip to Bethlehem. Crossing the checkpoint to and from Jerusalem, they were surprised at the delays faced by ambulances.
Ahmed Al-Jadbah is an ear, nose, and throat specialist who has been working at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital for the past 12 years. During that time, he has successfully restored the speaking abilities of two patients.
It was only a few months ago when 16-year-old Osama Al-Adarbah seemed to have few options. He was out of school and out of a job, and as a Palestine refugee living in Amman New Camp (known locally as Wehdat), prospects were already grim.