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Bethlehem checkpoint and barrier

The first time I walked through the Bethlehem checkpoint felt like an emotional kick in the stomach. The way in is a very long and slightly curved tunnel made of metal bars. Then, a series of turnstiles and rooms which … Continue reading

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Beit Sahour tree lighting

Bethlehem and the surrounding towns are approximately 80% Christian and 20% Muslim. The tree lighting ceremony in Beit Sahour was a big deal, with visitors, public speeches by visiting dignitaries, street food, and traffic jams. Celebrations of Christmas in the … Continue reading

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Al Masara demonstration on Dec. 17, 2010

The question of what type of images I wanted to shoot and why became most pressing when I went to Al Masara one morning to participate in one of the non-violent demonstrations that happen on a regular basis. There were … Continue reading

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