"you slipped into Galilee"
Public DomainGalilee - Credit: Pacman

Yunis was one of thousands of regular border-crossers – Palestinian refugees who crossed from neighboring Arab territory into Israel to visit their old villages, call on trusted relatives, and complete urgent business.  Many didn't survive the perils of their journey, and some were killed by Israel's Border Guard.

Eventually, border security in Israel improved to the extent that the slip-over became impossible.