When you are trying to capture a city, do not cut down its fruit trees, even though the siege lasts a long time. Eat the fruit, but do not destroy the trees; the trees are not your enemies.
Deuteronomy 20, 19
Palestinians have a very strong emotional a… Continue reading
Dear Minister Freeland,
It is Good Friday, once again, I find myself writing to express my concern with respect to recent actions by the state of Israel this time focusing on its excessive use of force against Palestinian children including the heinou… Continue reading
Is the Israeli Occupation all about water? Clearly not. It is about much more. But from the beginning of the Occupation in 1967, control of water has been a dominant theme. Even in areas where the Palestinian Authority theoretically has full control, i… Continue reading
Animals at Abed’s home.
To walk in the SHHs is one of the reasons I came here. I suppose I thought that walking there again would be a time of reflection/meditation. I arrived in Yatta after being for a few hours in Hebron. There I walked to the … Continue reading
Rawna and Issa Khouriya live in Jifna where they have a guesthouse. I stayed there on Sunday evening. The town is about half Christian. Rawna and Issa have 2 children and the oldest is now studying in Germany.
Life under Jordanian rule was much eas… Continue reading