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The Big JV

Sometimes you just need to go home. So happy to be visiting Oregon!

Enjoy your week! Cheers!:)


Highs and Lows

Yesterday was a fairly boring day. In the morning, we met with B’Tselem, a human rights organization here in Jerusalem. Our meeting was at 9:30 in the morning, and the offices are on the opposite side of Jerusalem, so we were up early trying to figure out the Jerusalem bus system. 1,453 more words

Iraq’s Lessons for the Jordan Valley (AKA eastern portion of West Bank)

by Evelyn Gordon
June 27, 2014

If Israeli-Palestinian peace talks weren’t already dead, the Iraqi army’s collapse in the face of the radical Sunni group ISIS might well have killed them. 380 more words

Israel & Middle East

Middle East Monitor

Degrees of Separation: Jordan’s contiguous border with Israel

Palestinians who utilise the border crossings between Israel and Jordan are regularly subject to systematic discrimination. It is surprising, therefore, that Jordan continues to consent to Israel manning shared borders, particularly those of the Jordan Valley and the West Bank. 

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Past Papers

The Jordan Valley – The Strategy behind Demolitions and Displacement

Two villages were almost completely demolished.  These are only two of many villages facing demolition and a strategy of forced displacement in the Jordan Valley. 1,205 more words