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A Progressive Midwife in Nazareth
There is a special midwife in Nazareth named Izdihar Abu Eid. Her name means “progress” in Arabic, her mother tongue. She lives up to the name given her by her Bedouin parents and does all she can to advance the cause of her profession, to empower midwives and birthing women.
About Author: Michele Klein
Michele Klein authored the National Jewish Book Award winner, A Time to Be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth (Jewish Publication Society 2000). View all posts by Michele Klein