West Bank barrier could damage Roman Aqueduct

06.10.2012                      20.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 4

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West Bank barrier could damage Roman Aqueduct

Israel intends to construct barrier through the village of Battir, which some fear could end ancient farming traditions.

Water from natural springs burbles in the ancient Roman stone aqueduct as it carries water downward to this village’s ancient terraces. Palestinian families grow olives, cabbage and eggplant today the same way they did more than 2,000 years ago….