Category: Palestine

Jerusalem and Cairo, in 2010 images published on Google Earth. The images are at roughly the same scale.

Israel, Palestine, Google Earth, and censorship

In many ways, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is about geography. It is about who lives where, who controls what territory, and what legal rights each group has within these various territories. Without an …
Shuttered shops in Hebron

A ride on Bus 106

If you want to get some idea of the complex political geography of the Israeli occupied territories, consider taking a ride on bus no. 106 from Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station. For a fare of 16.30 …
Blessed are the peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers

I saw a powerful, moving, and thought provoking movie last night. Encounter Point (2006) is a documentary, presenting a very personal, thought-provoking, and inspiring perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film makers spent 16 months …