Israel/Palestine Trip: Update 4

I left off this blog at our visit to Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem, and will need to share this with you in person. Somehow posting pictures of this grim reality or communicating via email does not seem adequate. Displaced Palestinians have been living in this camp since just after...

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Israel/Jerusalem Trip: Update 2

Photos: Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem two blocks from our hotel. Believed to be the birthplace of Jesus. Helena, mother of Constantine, searched for holy sites. One clue was that the Romans build temples over early Christian holy sites. Grotto cave underneath is believed to be stable site (didn’t...

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