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The Culture of Jerusalem Itself

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Although Jerusalem today is awash in cultural events -- including a light festival, an arts festival in the Musrara neighborhood and the Israel Festival -- there is none as engaging, nor as engaged in the fabric of the city, as the Jerusalem Season of Culture (JSOC).

Searching for an Old City in Medellin, Colombia

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
Elyssa Pachico

"All the romantic relationships in Robledo revolved around El Jordan thanks to that jukebox," says Margarita Velez, age 72, who has spent nearly her entire life in the neighborhood.

A Palestinian View on the Role of Jerusalem in Negotiations

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Architects of the peace process have forever talked about leaving difficult issues until last, and in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, nothing fits the bill of "difficult" as much as Jerusalem.

Disaster Tourism at the Edge of the Golan Heights

Freddy Deknatel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Freddy Deknatel

Today the curious traveler can get a government tour after securing an easy permit in Damascus. It is perhaps the best and most disturbing example of disaster tourism in the Middle East.

Account From The Set Of "Jerusalem: Center Of The World"

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Suarez

I have always been interested in those places where the membrane between the seen and the unseen is thin -- where human beings feel able to touch the eternal.

Jerusalem Isn't Just for Jews

Hammad Hammad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hammad Hammad

Treating Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem as foreigners who entered Israel is astonishing, since it was Israel that entered East Jerusalem in 1967.