Monday, February 22, 2010

That Bet Yochanan House: Jews In Jerusalem East

From a recent Women in Green field trip to observe Jewish residency in Jerusalem East on February 14th 2010 including Abu Tor, Beit Yonathan in Silwan, named for Jonathan Pollard, Ma'ale Zietim, then Beit Achim, Beit Orot on the Mt of Olives and finally the Shimon HaTzaddick neighborhood:

above: Bet Yochanan

this is the entrance to the Shimon HaTzadik tomb:

the ladies:
Chaim Luria explaining at Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood:

and Nadia Matar (with an Arab woman displaying a bit of displeasure in background):

Photo credits: Gemma Blech

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