Where Are We Now: East Jerusalem Edition

I cringe when I read Jerusalem, Israel, being called “occupied” Jerusalem.

Facebook updates read “near East Jerusalem,” (no matter where you are located),

mobile devises must have no sense of direction, if everywhere is “East.”

I was out yesterday and decided it is time to share a new,

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Where are we Now?  

Where are these boys walking?

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Oops… girls seem to be in this group also, now that is a big clue.

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Looks like another school trip leaving the Islamic Museum.

The museum is across the street from the Jerusalem Bar Building,

the Jerusalem Theater, and the Israeli President’s Residence.

Yes, Jerusalem is occupied with people.

And those carrying books in their back packs and not explosives are free to walk the streets.

 

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Real Jstreets

I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets