Category Archives: Palestinian Minority

Eye Opening

I always wanted to go Israel because I grew up hearing about my ¬†Zionist father’s experience in the country. He would vividly recall the roads, the buildings he worked on, the food he ate, and the people he met. The … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Again, Let’s Go Again!

I originally signed up for this course because of my interest in world conflicts and security; as well as to gain insight on one of the longest conflicts in recent history. ¬†Also, as a government major, this was a great … Continue reading

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Two Jerusalems

Today we visited the city of Jerusalem once more. Instead of exploring the Old City, today we saw West Jerusalem, a bastion of Orthodox Judaism and Israeli nationalism. We started the day at the tombs of Israeli Prime Ministers at … Continue reading

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Walking on the “Tels” of Tel Aviv

I hadn’t given much though to the origins of the name “Tel Aviv”, only the fact that in Arabic Tel Aviv is pronounced “Tel Abeeb” due to the lack of a V letter in the Arabic alphabet, which made me … Continue reading

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