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.Read More