Israeli Farmers on Gaza Border – ‘Will Not Budge from Here’

“We will not budge from here. We will continue to work the land down to the last meter and we are also optimistic that it will be possible to achieve peace and stability,” an Israel farmer faced with Palestinian terrorism said.

An Israeli farmer displayed defiance in the face of the Palestinian fire kite terrorismAn Israeli farmer displayed defiance in the face of the Palestinian fire kite terrorism emanating from Gaza that has destroyed many acres of farmland and caused severe damage to the environment in the area, telling reporters that “we will not budge from here.”

Danny Rahamim, 64, of Kibbutz Nahal Oz on Thursday briefed journalists from around the world on how Israeli farmers and residents are dealing with the phenomenon that threatens their livelihoods.

Standing amid a blackened, ash-covered hill overlooking the Shuja’iyya neighborhood in Gaza situated a scant two kilometers away, Rahamim, who has been tilling the land for over 40 years, stated, “We will not budge from here. We will continue to work the land down to the last meter and we are also optimistic that ...

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