The Best and Worst
Photos of Palestine 2003
[Bethlehem, West Bank] Here are 30
of my favorites from 2003.
Abu Nasser, in Bethlehem.
soldier fired a round immediately after I took this photo from
my Bethlehem bedroom balcony.
Scared me a little. I thought he was shooting at me.
schoolchildren cross a roadblock in Bethlehem.
shepherd resting near Bethlehem checkpoint. Israeli settlement
of Har Homa in background.
way home from Bethlehem to villages south.
backgammon is popular in Beit Sahour.
girls, Fida and Afnan.
In a Palestinian
my favorite photos of Bethlehem.
visiting Nativity Church. The guy on the right looks like he's
not so happy to have his photo taken.
are the same all over the world.
lady cleans debris. Home next door was demolished. The explosion
shattered her windows.
down a blocked road in El Hader. Carry what you can. No transportation
dance in front of Bethlehem's Mosque of Omar.
soldier at Bethlehem's main checkpoint. He talked to me for nearly
Depending on the time and place, some soldiers are willing to
Gate in Jerusalem. Israeli soldier sits in the window.
boy in my neighborhood. He's a nice guy.
prays at Mar Saba.
eyes are the eyes of all Palestinians.
in the sun at Bethlehem.
off some steam in Bethlehem.
stops a Palestinian farmer trying to bypass the Bethlehem checkpoint.
Look at the body language.
St. Catherine's at Nativity Church.
and a little girl. More traditional dance in Bethlehem.
enjoying her sister's wedding in Beit Sahour.
Christmas candle procession.