National Geographic : 1927 Dec
Photograph by C. Raad THE "SMALL LOAVES" Of BIBLE TIMES PERSIST TO-DAY The wafflelike Arab loaf is wallet, feast, and napkin. In it olives and cheese are carried. It is a spoon for dipping up gravy or curdled milk, and the last bite, before it is eaten, is often used to wipe off the mouth. THE TRAFFIC POLICEMAN OUTSIDE THE JAFFA GATE Common sense rather than mere regulations isneeded for the complex task of directing the movements of animals, people, and machines inthe throbbing life of Jerusalem (see text, page 640).