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Oh Little Town of Bethlehem: Photos of the Palestine Wall

Photo of the Wall in Bethlehem dividing Palestine and Israel

Barbed Wire Fence in front of the wal During our stay in Jerusalem, we took a day trip to the West Bank to visit the cities of Bethlehem and Hebron. Although I had been really looking forward to Hebron, the most moving part of the day ended up being the city of Bethlehem – home to the wall between Palestine and Israel. The wall separates the Palestine territory from the rest of Israel. It looms almost twice as large as the infamous Berlin wall which once separated East Germany and West Germany. But, much like the Berlin Wall, the concrete barrer in Bethlehem has … Read More

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Photos of Occupy DC

Occupy DC sign in Washington, DC

The Occupy DC group, a branch of the Occupy Wallstreet Movement, has set up two camps in DC: one at McPherson Square and the other in Freedom Plaza near the Ronald Reagan Building.  This isn’t a political blog, so I won’t get into the reasons or issues at hand – those can easily be found in many other places. I wanted to share some of the photos I took of the group at McPherson Square this past Saturday. Walking around the square where the group is organized is fascinating. During my visit a band was playing for a group of … Read More

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