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A Story with a Beginning and an End, and a Pleasant Interval in between

I met friends today from East Jerusalem. We had lunch and then sat in Hamra to drink tea. These two men sat across me. I didn’t hear a word, but understood a lot. That sometimes it’s your turn, and sometimes … Continue reading

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In the Ghettos

Sheikh Saed, a small village in Southeast Jerusalem, and perhaps a neighborhood of the nearby Jabal Mukabbir, a larger village. Several families founded this village, when Jabal Mukabbir became overcrowded. For all municipal services – schools, infirmaries, garbage disposal – … Continue reading

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