One year ago, I came to Israel intending to go to visit a dearly beloved friend - whom I had never had the chance to meet in person. I landed as the war in Gaza ramped up, and ended up unable to get to Ramallah. At that time, I wrote this blog piece reflecting on the distance between me and Marah: http://callmebex.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/13-miles.html
Today, I got to Ramallah. And I got to meet Marah. And it was good.
Much of what I talk about in this blog post is still true. There is
work to be done. But for now, at least...I'm glad I got to see my