Tag Archives: Education

Hand in Hand

Another school day begins. Continue reading

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No Freedom for an Occupying Nation

      I started writing my Hebrew blog when I was involved in a tragedy of a family in one of the villages in the West Bank. The village spread over the two sides of route 60, the main … 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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Childhood scenes: A pigtail, a purple hairpin, popsicles and an M-16

  These children go to the school at Tayasir village. They live in tent encampments of nomad shepherds in the Jordan Rift Valley (although there are no more nomadic shepherds in the valley. The army prohibits them to wander). They … Continue reading

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Closed

  I really want you to see this clip.   Thousands of words have been written on the Gaza Strip. This short clip illustrates the situation there in a simple, un-preaching fashion. Directed and designed by Yoni Goodman, the script … 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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