Some Of These Buildings Are Not Like The Other Buildings

Brian of London here.

Yesterday I toured the Shomron (the area on the west bank of the Jordan river hint hint) with a special guest from the US and David Ha’ivri. I’ve so much to write but I’ll try to do it with short posts. If you’re interested you can see some of my pictures and tweets with this twitter search.

Here is a picture taken from a point that overlooks the ancient biblical town of Schem but which is better known these days as Nablus.

Right in the middle of Nablus, surrounded by nice new buildings and a fair amount of undeveloped land is a refugee camp. See if you can work it out from the colour and size of the buildings there. Why is that? See if you can see, just from this photo, which bit is the stinking refugee camp that someone has decided to preserve as living historic monument to failed genocidal ambitions of wiping out Jews.

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Just to make it a bit easier to see what I’m talking about, here’s a highlighted version. I can assure you, looking with real eyes instead of a phone camera, the delineation between real homes and refugee camp is startling.



Brian of London

Brian of London is not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy. Since making aliyah in 2009, Brian has blogged at Israellycool. Brian is an indigenous rights activist fighting for indigenous people who’ve returned to their ancestral homelands and built great things.

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