What is it Like to Visit the West Bank?

Excited chatter fills the van as we approach the West Bank border. None of us have ever visited Palestine before, and we aren’t sure what to expect. If the news stations back home are anything to go by, we’ve got nothing but bloodshed, explosions, and despair in store for us. I polish off the falafel …

The Old City of Jerusalem, Israel in Photos

I’m not particularly religious, but I did grow up attending Catholic schools in Canada. Ever since I can remember, in school I was hearing stories from the bible of the fantastic things that happened in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and other surrounding areas of what is currently recognized as Israel. Of course, I knew these places were …