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Post 24: Jerichooooo!

You’ll never guess what the next day trip destination was. It’s a well kept secret… but it starts with J and ends with ericho. No, it’s not Bethlehem. 1,705 more words

Glick: One State Solution supported by 35% of Israel

Who is being delusional?
by Caroline Glick
November 19, 2015

And this brings us to the 35 percent of Israelis who support applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria. 151 more words

Israel & Middle East


The Biblical city of Sodom might have finally been uncovered in Jordan Valley. Suggestions are rife that the City might have not been all that destroyed as Sodom appears to have been uncovered by US archaeologists in southern Jordan. 196 more words


Israeli forces evacuate Palestinian families for military drill

Ma’an – August 30, 2015

TUBAS – Israeli troops on Sunday morning evacuated 14 Palestinian families from their houses in the al-Ras al-Ahmar area of Khirbet Atuf village east of Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley area of the West Bank, local sources said.

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A tale of two villages Part 1

In the Jordan valley Palestinians outnumber Israelis by about 5:1. So it would follow, one might think, that the land would be parcelled up in a similar ratio. 151 more words

In the Jordan Valley...

After a summer break of some two months, Passages Home is back!

During these months, I traveled to Jordan and to Palestine.  Access to wifi was slow, border crossings were frustrating, and the general mood of the people was wistful for better times. 282 more words

Ordinary Places

Dan to Beersheba

You may recognize the phrase that is the title of this post. The phrase “Dan to Beersheba” or the reverse is used nine times in the Old Testament to refer to the limits of Israelite settlement. 335 more words