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Israel Palestine Checkpoints

My Daily Routine at the Jabel Mukaber Checkpoint

Ir Amim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ir Amim

When I leave the house in the early morning I don't know what awaits me, but I know for sure that I have to adjust my life to suit the checkpoint.

Happy Birthday Tel Aviv?

Amy York Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy York Rubin

Trying to achieve peace in Israel without addressing the past is akin to trying to find a cure for cancer by treating the symptoms without ever considering why the cancer developed in the first place.

If Israel's New Government Won't, Maybe the People Will: The Checkpoint Women

Amy York Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy York Rubin

The checkpoints inside the West Bank are not stopping those Palestinians who are determined to enter Israel.

Finding a Wall of Paranoia and Fear in Israel

Zaina Arafat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zaina Arafat

Traveling through Israel and the West Bank is an especially unpredictable experience for me. The Israeli soldiers who patrol the checkpoints can choose to treat me as either an American or as a Palestinian.