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A view from the front of Jerusalem School of Bethlehem (JSB) this morning – sunny and beautiful. It then got windy, rainy nasty.
It is often quiet before the storm. 18 more words

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UN chief 'ashamed' over stalled Mideast peace process

Ban Ki-moon says Jerusalem, Ramallah ultimately responsible for ending conflict; stresses that ‘nothing can excuse terrorism’

By AFP and Times of Israel staff February 5, 2016, 7:21 pm… 276 more words


Stone Fence

There are many passages in the bible that mention stone fences. Around here in Bethlehem, the construction method has not changes much since. Men stack stones of all sizes, one at a time, day after day, just as their ancestors have done.

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells Israel to stop 'lashing out at every well-intentioned critic'

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Israeli criticism of attacks on its settlement policy unsustainable in an opinion piece published Sunday by The New York Times, doubling down on comments earlier in the week that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said encouraged terrorism. 222 more words


Blessed are the Peacemakers

Tablets are required for all students at the school I teach. It gives them a wide variety of English based books and resources. The caption on the backside of the school uniform reads, “Blessed are the Peace Makers,” which is very appropriate for hard working teachers, especially the ones from America who volunteer their time and energy for the future generation Palestinians.

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Living Tree

The multi-purpose room, a popular place where the students hang around, is pretty small to start off with. A good chunk of it, however, is reserved for a living tree. 13 more words

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Israeli Woman Dies After Being Stabbed by Palestinian in West Bank Settlement

(JERUSALEM) — An Israeli woman died on Tuesday of wounds she suffered in a Palestinian stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement the previous day, according to a Jerusalem hospital. 168 more words