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Rachel’s Tomb

Back in Bethlehem Jo and I decided to visit Rachel’s tomb. This fiercely contested tomb used to be opposite the house of Claire Anastas. https://shakingtheshadowsfromtheolivetrees.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/a-christian-in-bethlehem/ Firstly to get there we needed to cross from Bethlehem to Jerusalem, even though the … Continue reading

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Crossing the border, otherwise known as crossing the road from Bethlehem to Jerusalem

As we walked away from Claire’s, we all stood under the shadow of the wall and read the stories posted on the Wall Museum. These spread along the concrete and the only place we could stand and read them was … Continue reading

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A Christian in Bethlehem

We approached Claire’s place. A lone building. On one side rubble and rubbish littered the space. The building was shadowed on three sides by the occupation wall. Apparently once this was a thriving street, full of tourist shops and trade … Continue reading

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