One of my responsibilities as EA is to monitor several villages in the northern West Bank of Palestine. I visit with families who have been impacted by human rights violations and/or lawless activity by either the IDF (Israel Defence Force) or Set… Continue reading
May 17 th I left Jerusalem en route home to Canada. The EAPPI* program has finished for group 39.
It is hard to leave after 3 months of living in Hebron in the West Bank of Palestine.
Tears, goodbyes, parties, gifts, hugs and many, many good wishes and… Continue reading
Is anyone thirsty?
How do you know?
Why are you thirsty?
What makes us thirsty? What is thirsty?
Looking at this photo that I took in December 2010 down the hill from East Jerusalem makes me feel thirsty.
A dry wadi/valley – East of East Jerusalem – 17… Continue reading
Bonne Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador!!! There was spent the happiest summers of my childhood. My mother, Doris Mercer and her sister, Audrey Myrden, built a cabin in Woody Point so that summers could be spent there with their families. It is an i… Continue reading
A month ago I was present just hours after homes had been demolished by the Israeli Army.
Family in their new home in Am Nir, near Susiya
Today I visited that site again, to see how the people were doing, and what was happening.
Here are some of th… Continue reading