Tag Archives: Detained

Imprisoned tomatoes

  I took these photos yesterday, Friday, April 17, 2009, at the village of ‘Azzun ‘Atma.   ‘Azzun ‘Atma is locked within the separation wall between the settlements Oranit, Elkana and Sha’arei Tikva, and has practically become a prison compound. … Continue reading

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A Passover Special: A Post on Spirituality

   At the checkpoints of Nablus, Huwwara or Beit-Iba, which I know well, you never see settlers. They have nothing to do there. Sometimes they come for a photograph, but that’s pretty rare. But the Hamra Checkpoint is one of … Continue reading

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Handcuffed

      We were already heading home. The three of us wanted to get home early. Daphne wanted to make it in time for a conference in Jaffa, Yifat wanted to stop by her house before she went to visit Tristan … Continue reading

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Checkpoint 101: with photos

      At first, the soldiers called the detention facility “Jorah” (an Arab word meaning pithole, used in colloquial Hebrew for sewage). Every checkpoint has its Jorah. It is a quadrangular concrete fence, of various sizes, according to what … Continue reading

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