Israel and Palestine were complex places with a lot to unpack. We’ve only begun to do so here!
In the meantime, here is a map of the places we visited. If you are considering visiting any of these and have questions, feel free to message us!
People actually live in the old city of Jerusalem, surrounded… Read more
Old Jerusalem is an ancient, fragrant, complex, dusty, emotionally-, politically-, and religiously-charged space. Read more
We were fortunate to be able to visit 2 major religious sites in Old Jerusalem: The Western Wall and the Read more
One of my most cherished memories of Israel. Read more
We always had the vision of the Jordan River as a wide, formidable, ageless, and important-looking. It's not. Read more
We walked out of the hot, bright Israeli sun and were immediately surrounded by darkness Read more
We negotiated our way into the heart of Palestine by taxi using sign language, nods, smiles, cash, and the help Read more
The Dead Sea is simultaneously harsh, desolate, and devastatingly beautiful. Read more
One of the craziest things about Israel is recognizing names and places from the bible ALL THE TIME. Read more