JAI Programs Ex-Participants

Impressions of Palestine – 2015

Category: JAI Programs Ex-Participants
Created: 20 August 2015

Sharon august2015By: Sharon Eklund - participant at the Olive Planting Program 2015

In February, I traveled to the West Bank as part of the Olive Tree Campaign - Keep Hope Alive

Here I share some of the impressions of the land and the people, indelibly imprinted on my heart. This is not a travel log, nor is it a political position paper. I have taken pains to limit my observations to what I saw and experienced rather than what I have read, heard, or think to be true about the current situation in Israel. I found myself deeply affected by the people I met, and I have used their own words when possible to tell their story.


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