Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Confraternity of Pilgrims to Jerusalem – for Pilgrims to the Holy Land

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From the Walls of Constantinople to the Security Wall

  We had been walking for many months to see them. The Walls of Constantinople.  They are stirring, ancient, like the decaying teeth of a defeated warrior.   These walls have protected different Cities, all in this place.  There was walled … Continue reading

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Eindrücke aus Jerusalem und dem Westjordanland

Am Freitag den 11.11.11 haben wir unser Ziel dieser Pilgerreise endlich erreicht. Dass wir ausgerechnet an diesem Datum in Jerusalem ankommen würden, haben wir erst vier Tage zuvor realisiert. Man mag es Zufall oder Schicksal nennen, aber das Ende dieser … Continue reading

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Jordan, Palestine, and Israel – a tale or two borders, or three?

  By the actions of the Imperial Powers, and out of their self interest this unified part of the Persian, Roman, and Ottoman Empires and the promised single Arab State,  is now divided into little and not so little states.  … Continue reading

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