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Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at a farm in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip

Palestinian beekeepers collect honey at a farm in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/REUTERS

Beekeeping is a Palestinian tradition nearly seven millenia old – the oldest archaeological remnants shows mud beekeeping in the Canaanite era in the Babb El Wad area, now called West Jerusalem.