This week I spent a few days working with the EAPPI team in Hebron.
Hebron is very different than Yanoun. Hebron has a population of 180,000 Palestinians and is the largest Palestinian city in the West Bank. Hebron and East Jerusalem are the only t… Continue reading
I was walking through the old city of Jerusalem. The narrow streets were very crowded because the noon prayers at Al Asqa Mosque had just finished.
I had just spent several hours sitting at the Western wall, possibly the most holy place in Judaism …. Continue reading
Earlier today a bomb was attached to the car of an Israel diplomat in India. The diplomats wife was “moderately injured” and sent to hospital. Israeli Foreign Minister Lieberman has launched an investigation.
Prior to any investigation Prime Minist… Continue reading
In this scene you see 3 soldiers, 1 higher ranking soldier, 5 farmers and the Mayor of Yanoun, who is also a farmer / shepherd. What you do not see is that the deck is stacked against the Palestinian farmers.
Somewhere between the morning walk and b… Continue reading
I’ve read the numbers several times but they never really sunk in until I took these photos. The numbers are simple: Palestinians control about 6% of the land in the Jordan Valley. 36 Israeli settlements control about 50% of the land in t… Continue reading