On my way to and from the land called Holy (a memoir of my work in Palestine-Israel)

Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie — Dust unto dust — The calm sweet earth that mothers all who die As all men must; Mourn not your captured comrades who must dwell — Too strong to strive — Each in his steel-bound coffin of a cell, Buried alive; But rather mourn […]

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The Israel-Palestine Kaleidoscope: A memoir of my involvement with issues in the Land of Troubles—Part Two

© All text & photos (unless otherwise noted) copyright Skip Schiel, 2006-2010 A series from my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, this an attempt to understand my journey of discovery that continues to enthrall and mystify me. PHOTOS from most recent trip, summer 2009 Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, […]

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The Israel-Palestine Kaleidoscope: A memoir of my involvement with issues in the Land of Troubles—Part One

The road between Jerusalem and Jericho in the mid 1800’s Israeli-only road thru the West Bank of Occupied Palestine, 2009, photo by Kathy Felgran © All text & visuals copyright Skip Schiel, 2006-2010 (except for two photos by Kathy Felgran) The first in a series of my earlier writing, not always directly about Palestine-Israel, an […]

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