2020_010_A
Support the Café
Search our site

Bethlehem today

Bethlehem today

Bishop Alan Wilson pointed us to this video about the little town of Bethlehem, and what it is like today.

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Facebooktwitterpinterestlinkedinmail

Café Comments?

Our comment policy requires that you use your real first and last names and provide an email address (your email will not be published). Comments that use non-PG rated language, include personal attacks, that are not provable as fact or that we deem in any way to be counter to our mission of fostering respectful dialogue will not be posted.

1 Comment
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Lowell Grisham

Thank you for the video. It brought back memories of our tour bus going through the Bethlehem checkpoint twice a day to travel to nearby Jerusalem. We watched the humiliation of the residents and felt a bit of their isolation and the intimidation that they live with. We talked with residents whose potential for education and for work was cut off by these walls. We saw a nurse who would be 20 minutes late for her shift in the emergency room because of a button on her jeans that set off the metal detector when the sensitivity was increased one day. The embarrassment of an older woman who was almost stripped in public because of the wire under her bra. The wall felt horrible.

Lowell Grisham

Facebooktwitterrss
Support the Café
Past Posts

The Episcopal Café seeks to be an independent voice, reporting and reflecting on the Episcopal Church and the Anglican tradition.  The Café is not a platform of advocacy, but it does aim to tell the story of the church from the perspective of Progressive Christianity.  Our collective sympathy, as the Café, lies with the project of widening the circle of inclusion within the church and empowering all the baptized for the role to which they have been called as followers of Christ.

The opinions expressed at the Café are those of individual contributors, and, unless otherwise noted, should not be interpreted as official statements of a parish, diocese or other organization. The art and articles that appear here remain the property of their creators.

All Content  © 2017 Episcopal Café