• Short Summary

    GIFTS OF POWDERED MILK, BLANKETS AND CLOTHING WERE DISTRIBUTED TO MEMBERS OF THE KA'ABNE TRIBE OF BEDOUINS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    GIFTS OF POWDERED MILK, BLANKETS AND CLOTHING WERE DISTRIBUTED TO MEMBERS OF THE KA'ABNE TRIBE OF BEDOUINS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY). THE ISRAELI MILITARY GOVERNOR OF BETHLEHEM WITH HIS WELFARE OFFICERS VISITED THE TRIBE OF 300 SOMEWHERE IN THE JUDEAN DESERT BETWEEN RAMALLAH AND THE DEAD SEA.

    MOST OF THE KA'ABNE MEN ARE GOATHERDS, AND TOGETHER WITH A MEAGRE DESERT AGRICULTURE THIS KEEPS THE NOMADIC TRIBE ALIVE. THERE IS LITTLE THAT THE OLD PEOPLE AND WIDOWS CAN DO AND THE MILITARY AUTHORITIES TOOK ACTION TO RELIEVE SOME IMMEDIATE SHORTAGES. COLONEL MOSHE LEVY, MILITARY GOVERNOR OF BETHLEHEM, AND WELFARE OFFICERS OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT VISITED THE TRIBE WITH GIFTS OF FOOD AND CLOTHING. THE SHEIKH WELCOMED THE VISITORS WITH CUPS OF COFFEE IN HIS TENT, THEN THE POWDERED MILK, BLANKETS AND CLOTHING WERE UNLOADED AND DISTRIBUTED. COLONEL LEVY PERSONALLY HANDED OUT THE GIFTS ACCORDING TO A LIST PREPARED BY AN ARAB WELFARE OFFICER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEL02YOBPQ2B3VMZAONYW6MU3M
    Media URN:
    VLVAEL02YOBPQ2B3VMZAONYW6MU3M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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