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As I sit down to write this Christmas [2000] newsletter, I cannot help but reflect on last Christmas, which I spent in Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem. At the current time, Ramallah is sealed off by the Israeli military.… I hear the news, … but I know from my experience living in Ramallah for the past two years that I cannot trust anything I hear. I know how to interpret the Israeli news in order to decipher what really occurred in “Judea and Samaria” that day, and I have learned the euphemisms and language swapping that occurs. Most Westerners who🔒

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Maia Carter, a member of Friendship Meeting in Greensboro, N.C., is living in Amman, Jordan.


Posted in: Features, March 2001

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