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The Dead Sea Scrolls
by Veronica J. Treanor
photos by Leon V. Kofod
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1983)
The story of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Sinai: A Great and Terrible Wilderness
by Peggy Haymes
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1983)
The peninsula known as the Sinai is a timeless site of Christian history.

Lessons Over Coffee
by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1998)
Jordan’s Bedouin Christian community strives to maintain its rich faith and heritage.

The Jahalin Bedouin: A Question of Justice
text by Lynda Brayer
photographs by George Martin
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
Residents of the deserts of Palestine for thousands of years, the Jahalin Bedouin fight to preserve their ancient way of life.

Weaving Economic Development Into a Bedouin Tradition
by Karen Lagerquist and James Richard
(From Catholic Near East July 1993)
A weaving project in the Negev jump-starts an ages-old tradition and provides desperately needed income to the area’s nomads.

A Biblical Marketplace
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1986)
The past comes alive on Bedouin market day in the Biblical town of Beersheba.

The Story Behind the Veils
by Caroline Stone
photos by Leon V. Kofod
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1982)
The ancient practice of wearing a veil survives in many cultures.

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Picture of the Day: Raising Hope in Jordan
A Rosary sister greets a Bedouin child in the abandoned ruins of old Smakieh. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Picture of the Day: "We Want to be the Best"
Three students pose for a portrait at a Latin Catholic school in Ader, Jordan. (photo: Tanya Habjouqa)

Picture of the Day: Encountering Tradition in Jordan
Parishioners gather outside the Immaculate Conception Church in Smakieh, Jordan. (photo: John E. Kozar)

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Picture of the Day: An Ancient Flock
Ismaeel Maiatah, a Bedouin Christian, grazes his sheep on the outskirts of Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)

Picture of the Day: The Youth of a Venerable People
Children socialize outside St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Ader, Jordan. (photo: Nader Daoud)