Tag Archives: IDF Soldiers

Hand in Hand

Another school day begins. Continue reading

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What Would You Do for an Extra Carton of Eggs?

  As reported in a previous post, a new checkpoint / roadblock was set a few weeks ago in ‘Azzun ‘Atma. A few families need to go through the checkpoint on their way to the groceries store. In order to … Continue reading

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A Post for Passover

  The closure on the West Bank went into effect yesterday (Monday, April 6) at midnight, and will end on Saturday night (April 18). Below: an enslaved Palestinian.     I took this on March 19, 2009, at the gate … 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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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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Testimony

  (published originally on January 30, 2009)   Yaara,     I just wanted to thank you for allowing us to join you again to a shift. For me it was deeper and more comprehensive, in regard to my own … 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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