Category Archives: Settlements

When the Busy Street Went Quiet – By Matt Egbert

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Walling off Misconceptions

“I came to Israel and found Palestine” was a beautiful remark made by one of my classmates, Tanner, prior to departure from Israel. It is this remark I feel encapsulates many of our takeaways from our twelve-day journey to this … Continue reading

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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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It’s not a “Separation Barrier” … and the Bedouins. Let’s not forget about breakfast

Today was my favorite day of the trip so far.  Being very interested in law, I was really looking forward to going to the Israeli Supreme Court, and I found their court system and the way it works to be … Continue reading

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