Posts in israel
Holy Land 2013 Footage & Testimonies

Two weeks ago I was in Israel, enjoying every minute I spent in the Holy Land. Every time I come back and tell others about my trip they share their desire to go, but some are still apprehensive.

Between news, friends and other sources people think it's unsafe or dangerous to visit Israel. Bottom line: It's not. This was my second trip over, and while there I met a number of people who have visit 10 or more times.

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Understanding Palestine | Day 4

Before this trip to Israel, I honestly did not understand the extent and affect the "Palestinian - Israeli" tension had on people's everyday lives. Last night I heard an Israeli and a Palestinian discuss the history of the conflict and its current status. This brought some understanding.

Then today I was taken from Jerusalem to Bethlehem by a Palestinian driver and saw first hand what this situation means to people. I can't begin to unpack the history, but I'll share with you the one example I saw today that made it clear for me.

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