Stashed Cigs

I found this nearly-full pack of cigarettes neatly placed at the bottom of a support post holding up one end of a roof over a closed auto repair shop in Jericho, Israel.  No one in sight. The building looked like every other small building in the area -- begging for paint and upkeep. Trash littered the open bays of the dirt-floor … Continue reading Stashed Cigs

Separation Wall

In 1967, Israel was invaded by Jordan from the east and Egypt from the west.  The war ended six days later with Israel pushing Jordan all the way back across the Jordan River, seizing all of the land on the west bank of the Jordan River, and Egypt back across the Israel-Egypt international border, seizing … Continue reading Separation Wall