Posts Tagged ‘Israeli-Palestinian conflict’

A protest through the eyes of a street vendor

A protest through the eyes of a street vendor

In East Jerusalem, there’s a protest that happens every Friday. It’s a mixed group, of Palestinians and Israelis. They’re opposing Jewish settlers who they say have unfairly moved into Palestinian homes, kicking families out. The neighborhood is called Sheikh Jarrah. Protesters have been there every week for more than a year and a half, since 2009, and one young man is turning the regular event into a business opportunity.


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.


A walking tour of Jerusalem: March 12, 2011

A walking tour of Jerusalem: March 12, 2011

A peaceful protest, clashing religious traditions, relics of Jewish persecution. On our walking tour of Jerusalem, we weaved through the city’s religious tapestry.