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Two Cities, Two Views – By Danielle Bauke

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Ramallah and Rawabi – By Kalie Garwood

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Walking in Area A – by Sophia Lothrop

Withan early (and hungry) start to our day, we set out for the Palestinian city of Ramallah. While entering the West Bank, the frequent Israeli checkpoints contributed to a sense of security, however with news of an attempted terrorist attack … Continue reading

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A visit to Ramallah and Rawabi – By Michael Paulino

Friendsand Family, today was a day of multiple experiences and conclusions: I had the opportunity to pass through my first checkpoint, a reality that millions of Palestinians are subjected to on a daily basis to restrict their free movement; I … Continue reading

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Exploring the Non-Jewish communities of Israel – by Anjelika Nella

Webegan the day learning about the political spectrum in Israel and how underrepresented the Palestinian society is. The parliamentary system consists of 9Zionist parties, and only one non-Zionist party that is a combination of several parties that unified together into … Continue reading

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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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My Expedition in the Holy Land

I would have never particularly imagined to find myself on the coast of Israel, let alone in the West Bank. It would have maybe been a strange dream at most. After experiencing this trip, I am left with so much knowledge … 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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I’ll Be Back!

Wow. Words cannot even describe what an incredible experience this trip has been. But I’ll try! Coming into the program I really didn’t know what to expect. I am a Global Studies major with Multi-Language and I’ve always been fascinated … Continue reading

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Of Israel and Palestine

I’ve never really been much good at explaining why I did something, or inclined to talk about what I got out of doing it, but I suppose this trip is worthy of an exception to those tendencies. My reasons for … Continue reading

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