Tag Archives: Israel and Palestine

A visit to a sacred site.

This may sound quite irreverent but I have been living for three months in The Holy Land and have only just today felt the awesomeness of Sacred Space created by human hands. I have certainly felt the sacredness of ‘the … Continue reading

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Who owns it all, anyway?

Greetings from Yatta, situated in a hilly region of the land that lies between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea.  This land is known as ‘Palestine’ by the people among whom I am living, but in a tourist map … Continue reading

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Your morning commute is easy!!!

Three times a week, here in Palestine, my team in the south Hebron Hills is responsible for monitoring a checkpoint in the area called Meitar: a crossing point for Palestinians who have work permits to travel to Israel for short … Continue reading

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Tear gas on the road to peace

Imagine if Henderson Highway were blocked to EK residents, and anyone with an address  between  Talbot and Bonner were no longer allowed to cross into downtown via Disraeli, Redwood Bridge, Chief Peguis Trail, nor any street going  East toward Transcona. … Continue reading

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Under the Palestine Stars

The stars in the Palestinian are beautiful, away from the city lights of Jerusalem, away even from the small city of Yatta, which will be my home for the next 3 months.  I was surprised and astounded with the deep … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lemons…..

Permit me a little “April Foolishness…” There is a series of books for children which tells the long and elaborate tale of three siblings who are at the mercy of very difficult circumstances in life.  It is called “A Series … Continue reading

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