These two photos are of the same city, Neve Dekalim. The top photo shows the beautiful, coastal town when the Jews of Gush Katif lived there, and the bottom photo shows the destruction and devastation of that same city upon Israel’s disengagement from Gaza. ‘Christian Friends of Israeli Communities’ is doing everything they can to assist and support the refugees from Gush Katif.
The Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims, are covered in snow in Jerusalem, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Early snow has surprised many Israelis and Palestinians as a blustery storm, dubbed Alexa, brought gusty winds, torrential rains and heavy snowfall to parts of the Middle East. (Dusan Vranic/AP) #