The Common Good

PHOTOS: Gaza

by The Editors

Fisherman Nassar Abu Odeh untangles his nets on the beach near Khan Younis, Gaza. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Palestinian boys use a ball buried in the sand as a trampoline to do tricks and flips on the beach at Gaza City. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Palestinian laborers gather crushed stone from beneath destroyed roads near the 300-meter "no-go zone" enforced by the Israeli military within Gaza’s land borders. Four days after this photo was taken, a worker in this area was shot and wounded by Israeli forces. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.(l-r) Khaled Albieri and brothers Ibrahim and Mohammed Ashenbari use a pivot and lever rig to straighten twisted rebar recovered from buildings bombed by Israel. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Taha Baker, a member of the Gaza Surf Club, catches waves off the Mediterranean coast near Gaza City. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Citrus farmer Yusuf Jilal Arafat stands in front of his home in which his 5-year-old daughter Runan was killed when 10 Israeli missiles struck this mostly agricultural area in the Al Zeitoun neighborhood of Gaza City. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.November 17, 2012, Palestinian and Israeli activists face Israeli soldiers in the streets of the West Bank town of Beit Jala with a large Palestinian flag and posters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bearing the slogan, "Denier of Peace," during a nonviolent demonstration demanding an end to Israeli strikes on Gaza. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.An Israeli remote-controlled sniper gun sits atop a tower in the wall along Gaza's northern border. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Gaza City youth sit in front of graffiti depicting rockets with the slogan, "Popular Resistance Movement." Rockets fired by Gaza militants killed four Israeli civilians and two soldiers last November. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.Palestinian men clap and sing around a campfire in a seaside shack near Gaza City. Photo by Ryan Rodrick Beiler.