Palestine: Carrying Rocks to Syria

Samuel Nichols, who works with the Christian Peacemaker Teams in the West Bank, tells us about a request he received from a Palestinian refugee in Damascus: “Please go to my village just outside of Haifa. Bring me back something. A rock, a handful of dirt, anything.”

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  • there is a generations of refugees know only there home land, towns and villages names, maybe some recent photos from the web showing its new Israeli-distorted face.

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