9 August 2011
PALESTINE/U.S. BORDERLANDS REFLECTION: Walls of shame
by Elizabeth García
[Elizabeth García was part of the most recent Christian Peacemaker Teams delegation to Israel/Palestine. Her reflection has been edited for length.]
I am in Hebron, located in the Judean Hills, south of Jerusalem in the Holy Land. Although this place on the other side of the world from my home in Brownsville, Texas, many things here are similar to what we experience in the Rio Grande Valley.