Training 80 Youth Encounter Leaders

 
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Jericho non-visit of the Interfaith Encounter Visits group

On the entrance to Jericho
On the entrance to Jericho

The Interfaith Encounter Visits group met on Friday April 27th. We were some nine Israelis and six Palestinians who met in Almog junction with the intention to go and visit Jericho.

When we arrived at the checkpoint of the Palestinian police in the entrance to the city, we realized that the Israeli army did not coordinate with them our entry. For about an hour we tried to convince them to let us into the city but nothing helped and they did not let us in. We will need to reschedule the visit to Jericho and this time check how to do the coordination with the Palestinian Authority ourselves.

So we went to "The Last Chance" restaurant and set there and talked on many, many issues. We started with the significance of Jericho in Islam and in Judaism – the people of Lot, Sodom and Gomorra etc. and the conversation streamed to a thousand other themes.

It was a wonderful encounter, even though we were disappointed that we could not enter the city. We do hope we will have better success next time.

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Dr. Yehuda Stolov

Executive Director
Jerusalem, Israel

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