Tefila – Interludes

After Karak I was walking by a fruit stand where the proprietors invited me in for tea and fruit. A number of their friends came by to talk, including an older taxi driver. He tried…

Karak Castle between the trees

Wandering Jordan

I think the concept of wandering is hard for most folks to truly digest. Sure, we read about it in books, and maybe, just maybe wander around in a park or city for a bit,…

Children love Photos!

My First Hitching in Jordan

One thing I learned pretty quickly about hitching in Jordan is that it’s amazingly easy. People here are both friendly and curious and, if one isn’t in a big city, one has merely to walk…

Why Palestine? Why Now?

Many of you have noticed that my focus has taken a very different turn since I went on Sabbatical: suddenly (for some of ya’ll at any rate) all I seemed to post about was Israel…