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I've spent a week in Israel so far. I've seen most corners of Tel Aviv, eaten excellent food, enjoyed the Mediterranean beach, and gone on a tour of Northern Israel. I am now itching to go and see the other side.
A college friend is making a documentary in the West Bank. "Do you want to go to a Palestinian protest?" she asks. Without thinking twice, I say yes. We plan to meet Friday morning at the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City.
After saying goodbye to my dear Israeli friends, the bars on Allenby street, and the jellyfish in the Mediterranean, I hop on a bus to Jerusalem. My friend and I take a taxi to Kalandia, the main checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah.
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