The Best and Worst
of Palestine 2003
[Bethlehem, West Bank] Using
your pageviews, I put together a list of the most popular pages
from last year. I think it's an interesting list:
Jan 22, 2003 Soldiers
at Daybreak in Bethlehem -- A short invasion of Bethlehem
with soldier photos.
Feb 07, 2003 Olive
Tree Planting on the Nassar Farm -- Photos from olive tree
planting on the Nassar Farm. As a reminder, you can find other
information on the Nassar Farm at Nassar
Mar 16, 2003 Rachel
Corrie Family Statement -- Tragically, Rachel Corrie, an American
peace activist working with the International Solidarity Movement,
was killed as she attempted to stop Israeli bulldozers from destroying
Palestinian homes in the Gaza Strip. A Bethlehem
Candle Memorial Service for Rachel.
The most popular page in April was actually a late March journal
entry. Mar 30, 2003 Sad
Times, Christine Shehadeh
Christine Shehadeh, a Bethlehem Christian, was shot and killed
by Israeli Soldiers. Christine was the 487th Palestinian child
killed by Israeli soldiers since September 2000.
May 25, 2003 Making
Palestinian Food. On a more upbeat note, here are the instructions
for cooking a great Palestinian meal. (Only a small miracle required.)
June 13, 2003 Israeli
/ Palestinian Photos Only. A few photos from the area.
July 22, 2003 A
Bad Cop Story. A couple of Israeli Policemen gone bad.
Aug 03, 2003 Palestinian
Weddings. The biggest parties in Palestine!
Sept 05, 2003 Photos
from the Bethlehem Checkpoint. A farmer stands against a soldier.
Oct 11, 2003 The
UN takes on The Wall. The United Nations and the Israeli security
wall. Part 1 of 3. Here is Oct
16, 2003 Americans
Killed / The UN takes on The Wall (Part 2) and
Oct 24, 2003 The
UN takes on The Wall (Part 3).
The most popular page in November was a late October entry. Oct
26, 2003 Bethlehem
Olive Harvest Festival. Featuring my new favorite band, Artas
Dec 10, 2003 A
Tour of Nativity Church. One of my most popular pages of the
year was the virtual tour of Bethlehem's Nativity Church. Visit
one of the most important holy sites in Palestine on your computer.
Honorable Mention: Apr
26, 2002 Girls
with Guns Although
it is old, this page ranks very high every month. I think there
are a lot of guys out there who like looking at cute girls carrying