Middle East

This picture isn't exactly the most eye-catching photo, and I doubt you really would look twice at it if I didn't have a chance to explain the story behind it. ...

A woman in traditional ultra-Orthodox Jewish attire told Alex and I to pull up our sweaters and cover our necks. Little kids stared and pointed and ran away....

This was juxtaposition at its finest. The birds chirping in Ronnie's gardens as she told us about the governments limits on water and electricity across the border. ...

In the morning we rode the light rail through all of Jerusalem, from east and west. Part of the activity included identifying the differences in every area or noting at what stops the changes happened. At one point we had a mishap with the tickets...

The wonderful thing about this program is that we all seem to be in the same mentality – purposely putting ourselves in a place where most tourists are too afraid to see, willing and excited to help where we can, and anxious to learn about...