here in this article as I re-enter the world of politics, but really economics, as it is often only about the money.
Who will buy a Palestinian kaffiyeh for NIS 20 when there is a Chinese model for NIS 10? The market, which has actually flourished in recent years – the kaffiyeh has become a political symbol in Europe, where it is worn carelessly thrown across the shoulders – is flooded. But none are manufactured in Hebron. Globalization, as the reader knows, has its victims all over the world, and now it has arrived at the last kaffiyeh factory in Palestine, on a quiet street in Hebron, not far from Abu Mazen’s restaurant, known for its grilled chicken, which has opened its second branch here.