It’s good to get insights from people who have just been in Israel. There is such a media bias; nothing compares to personal experience talking to locals for weeks. (And Obama’s unpopularity there makes sense, but is not reflected in media here in America.)
My wife and I are back, after an intense two weeks in Israel.
From the Lebanese to Gaza borders, from the Mediterranean Sea to Judea and Samaria, from the cool evenings of Jerusalem to the heat of the Negev Desert, from an apartment in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem to Bedouin villages in the north and south, from university campuses to military bases, from faculty to students, from Jews to Muslims … I can’t say we saw it all, but we saw a lot.
I’ve documented most of our big events in daily posts, with the exception of our emotional meetings with the families of Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, students killed in the 1969 Supersol supermarket bombing by Rasmea Odeh; that post is coming…
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