Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... [read more]
Date: January 16th 2012
Though Hanukah started Tuesday evening, December 20, 2011, this entry starts two days earlier on Sunday the 18thwith the arrival of Aimee’s brother Daniel and wife Leslie from Atlanta. What followed were two weeks of family visits, vacation from school and other responsibilities, and travel – by foot, car, and camel.
Sunday, December 18, 2011Daniel and Lesl ... read more