Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Pope’s Mountain

Jabal Al Baba has an interesting history. In 1964, when Pope Paul VI visited the West Bank, then under temporary Jordanian rule, the late King Hussein gave him 170 dunums of land (around 42 acres) on the periphery of Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Women in Black

Keeping alive the possibility of dissent, every Friday, Women-in-Black hold a silent vigil on a roundabout at the junction of five roads in West Jerusalem. They wear black clothing in mourning for all victims of the conflict, hence the name. … Continue reading

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