Waad Foukeen

Wadi Fukeen

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 16.07.2006:

by Delia Khano

Most of the original place-names in Palestine are from the Aramaic, and the meaning of Wadi Fuqin seems to be 'Valley of Thorns' from the Aramaic word. There is a village of the same name, and the valley runs east-west from it to where the West Bank meets Israel. From early times it has supplied Bethlehem, which is about eight miles away, with her vegetables; and till re(...)

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