A garden where once were sand dunes

The Palestinian Authority in a 2005 land swap deal rejected the Halutzah sand dunes, saying nothing could grow in this desert sand. Now skilled Israeli agriculturalists grow peppers and zucchini in massive greenhouses, and in huge fields carrots and potatoes are harvested for export.
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=1126

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