Tag Archives: Terminology

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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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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