Some Palestinians and Jews in occupied East Jerusalem prefer to keep a certain distance from each other, but they remain facing each other at the Western Wall, which Jews consider their holy site. To get there you enter the Old City of Yaru Shram through the Damascus Gate? It is an important cultural symbol for Palestinians.
And meanwhile, on Alwadi Street, there are differing opinions about who really has control over this ancient site? Hayat Ali is 78 years old and is watching the events in Gaza with sadness. Now we can do nothing except pray and cry. May God help us all.
Moshe Nobe, who works at a prayer point on I Alawadi Street, says he knew in his heart that Israel had not attacked Gaza’s hospital.
Palestinian shops are closed in protest against the Gaza hospital explosion. But Israeli soldiers are alert. War is going on in the country, hence there is tension here.
We met Neta E Attari and his friends. All are 19 year old youth. They have a full life ahead of them and are proud of their nation.
I don’t hate Palestinians, I hate terrorism, it’s really difficult for us to live here, but we are not going to leave. Then as soon as the call to prayer sounds, Riyad Najib comes forward with his son . Palestinians blame Israel for the Gaza explosion and everything they have endured for decades. Honestly, there is only pain and sadness in what the occupation has done to us. Atrocities have been committed against our people on this sacred land, but this is not the first crime, nor will it be the last.
Thank God we all love peace, but how often we only talk about peace.