If a picture is worth a thousand words, seeing something first-hand is worth a thousand pictures.
Any Israeli who reads the newspapers has at least a rough idea of what’s going on in Hebron: A small community of approximately 700 Jews is living in the heart of a Palestinian city of 250,000.
Yet somehow seeing it firsthand is a hugely different experience.
On Monday, I tagged along on a tour of Hebron with Americans for Peace Now.
As we drove past the rows of shuttered shops – a staggering 1,800 of them – I said to myself, “You must be kidding me.”
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