Posts Tagged ‘Gray Beltran’

Torn between two worlds and an uncertain future

Torn between two worlds and an uncertain future

Armenians have lived in Jerusalem for more than a millennium but war and emigration have taken a toll on this ancient Christian community.


The sacred layers of holy cities

The sacred layers of holy cities

As I walked through the winding alleyways of the Old City, shaded by tall walls of Jerusalem stone, I experienced a sharp twinge of déjà vu. It was my first time in Israel, yet something about the environment—the centuries-old architecture, the nourishing, Mediterranean sunlight—recalled an earlier time in my life.