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In the Wilderness

Many people have been asking what it was like to be in Israel/Palestine for two weeks, and what my most memorable experience was. While both parts of this question are hard to answer in a few words, this Sunday’s Gospel (Mark 1:12-15) brings one memorable moment to mind, and that was the day our group went into the wilderness.  1,277 more words

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in a Nutshell

Today in Hebron, a city in the Israeli-Occupied West Bank territory of Palestine, I was at a small corner store buying hummus for lunch, when IDF soldiers and Palestinians began to clash on Shariya Al-Shuhada. 1,337 more words

Middle East And North Africa

Modern Day Slave Auctions in Israel

Israel Pays a Bounty of $5,000 and Arms for Each African Asylum Seeker Expelled’; Israel was the main driver behind the 1951 UN Convention on the Rights of Refugees, but after signing it, it has never respected the rights of refugees. 1,417 more words

Resistance Under Oppression

Palestinian teen begins closed-door trial for allegedly slapping Israeli soldier

OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank — The closely watched trial of a Palestinian girl who slapped and punched two Israeli soldiers opened before an Israeli military court on Tuesday, but the judge ordered proceedings to be held behind closed doors in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager. 831 more words

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Israeli PM considering legislation to annex West Bank settlements: spokesman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he has been discussing legislation with the United States that would effectively annex settlements in the occupied West Bank, a spokesman said. 255 more words

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Conservatives confirm they believe Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, echoing Trump

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, the Conservative foreign affairs critic Erin O’Toole said Saturday, marking the first time the federal opposition has taken a clear position on the issue since U.S. 594 more words

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