Author Archives: Josephine Brown

Exploring Israel

When I first decided to travel to Israel for a class on the Arab Israeli conflict I was totally unsure of what to expect. I had nothing more than a basic knowledge of the conflict and a desire travel and … Continue reading

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East Jerusalem – May 21 2017

Today we traveled to East Jerusalem, we visited Holy sites and explored the Jewish and Muslim quarters of the city.  We also learned more about the status of Palestinians living in East Jerusalem – technically a part of the West Bank, … Continue reading

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Israeli Independence – May 17th 2017

On our class trip today we traveled into the Israeli city Tel Aviv to learn more about the Israeli nationalist narrative Jews are taught about Israel’s founding.  Today Tel Aviv is a bustling metropolitan city and a financial hub in … Continue reading

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