Travel Blogs from Hebron, Palestinian Territory

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Whose Land is This?, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Whose Land is This?

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... houses, little by little.  Two observers were recently killed.  Despite being deep into the agreed-upon Palestinian State, Hebron is now home to several Jewish settlements.  But this is where things get difficult, because Hebron is ...

Place of the Patriarchs, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Place of the Patriarchs

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... 8217;m afraid I forgot his title, some kind of foreign affairs officer maybe? He was in the Old City meeting with some important Palestinian people I guess, but I think he works at the US Consulate in Tel Aviv. His boss is some big shot, I think maybe the ...

Two Sides to Every Story, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Two Sides to Every Story

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... both sides exaggerate different points of their history to support their own narrative. Yesterday, the Palestinians emphasized the “Hebron Massacre” that I spoke of in yesterday’s post, where muslims were shot while they were praying. ...

Hebron Deaf Palestinians, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Hebron Deaf Palestinians

A travel blog entry by peggy_prosser

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... from the Deaf community in Hebron. We are invited to mingle with them. I was perhaps lucky, that Deaf friends in Gaza helped set up an appointment for me to meet with Deaf Palestines in Hebron. Thanks to friends in Gaza for I had a wonderful ...

The place of continuing unrest, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

The place of continuing unrest

A travel blog entry by peggy_prosser

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... , is a city famous for its continuing unrest between the Israel settlers and the Pales tines. An interesting note is that Hebron's hostilities can be traced back to the period when Abraham, made a covenant with God and also purchased the cave of ...

Israel and Palestinia, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Israel and Palestinia

A travel blog entry by luciabarcena

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... at Umm Fakra (including the forbidden connection to the power grid -see http://villagesgroup.wordpress.com/2011/11/05/south-hebron-hills-update) became a permanent fact. About 4 years ago, the inhabitants of Umm Fakra began to breach this freezing order ...

A city divided by religion, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

A city divided by religion

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... on. This is due to the Tomb of the Patriarchs which we visited later on in the day. This has present day Hebron being divided into 80% Palestinian and 20% Israeli military control. As we were to find out it makes life very interesting to say the least. ...

Ghost Town, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... because of severe problems with the training ground/firing range which they want to expand.  They are threatening to demolish 8 Palestinian homes so the CPT goes and sleeps there as they will probably not do it while there is an International ...

Hebron - A Huge Balagan, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Hebron - A Huge Balagan

A travel blog entry by rvenezia

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... because I could tell that he was a bit ashamed of the things that he did while serving in Hebron.   Nadav also had us speak to a Palestinian man from Youth against Settlements.  He spoke about his non-violent battle to stop Jewish settlers ...

Hebron, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Hebron

A travel blog entry by maryandmarty

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... he knew Gus Hall, and I have to agree. The Israeli government has permitted and unfortunately often encouraged the destruction of Palestinian homes in the name of security.  ICAHD people try to disrupt these demolitions, and when they don't succeed, ...

A Day of Heartbreaking and Hope-filled Stories, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

A Day of Heartbreaking and Hope-filled Stories

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas

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... through another part of town and up, up, up again through olive groves.  On the way we came upon a group of Palestinian women and their children.  When their children saw us they were afraid and ran back to their mothers.  Paulette assured ...

Trip to Hebron, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Trip to Hebron

A travel blog entry by erincastillo

Today, a German friend who has lived in Israel for a while, took the interns to Hebron.  This city was actually the Jewish people's first possession in the land of Israel.  Abraham purchased the cave of Machpelah and the field around it to bury ...

May 9, 2012, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

May 9, 2012

A travel blog entry by aguerin

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Hébron, une ville pas comme les autres, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Hébron, une ville pas comme les autres

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Hébron est une ville particulière car des colons juifs se sont installés en plein milieu de la ville. Il y aurait 500 colons pour 3000 militaires qui les protègeraient. T'as trouvé un mini bus local qui t'emmène. T’es le seul touriste bien ...

hebron, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

hebron

A travel blog entry by sly54

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Dec 30 -- Hebron tour/Breaking the Silence, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Dec 30 -- Hebron tour/Breaking the Silence

A travel blog entry by yoramgel

... ll say something about this FFIPP delegation. Most of us are from U.S. Others are from Italy (1), Geneva Switzerland (2), France (but a Palestinian as well) (1), England (but former Israeli) (1). Most are faculty with a few spouses, a few students with ...

Réalités en terre occupée, Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Réalités en terre occupée

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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L'autre jour, Servane et moi avons enfin participé au célèbre tour de la non moins célèbre association Breaking the Silence, un regroupement d'anciens soldats israéliens qui ont décidé de "briser le silence" qui entoure ce qui se ...

Who's promised land? A day in Hebron., Hebron, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Who's promised land? A day in Hebron.

A travel blog entry by cindyhargrave

... of Israeli soldiers. In fact, there are 400 Israeli settlers in Hebron, guarded by 2,000 soldiers. The settlers in Hebron and all the Palestinian areas have their own bus network which only than can use. What a effective and efficient use of resources, ...

Intifada intim, Hebron/Al Khalil-Arroub Camp-Jericho, Palestinian Territory travel blog

Intifada intim

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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Où la chance nous a souri, Hébron (al-Khalil), Palestinian Territory travel blog

Où la chance nous a souri

A travel blog entry by stereotype

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Ces derniers temps, j'ai retrouvé Servane, une amie française de Sciences Po. Nous avons décidé d'aller visiter ensemble Hébron (al-khalil de son nom arabe), ville tristement célèbre pour les vives tensions entre les Israéliens des colonies ...

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