Eight meter height concrete barrier dividing the city in two different nations, cultures and ideologies. Built in 2002, still remains after a century of conflict the most powerful symbol of the hostility between Jews and Arabs for 2 different reasons. Israel claims a protection from the Palestinian terrorists while Palestinians sustain is just an other excuse of stealing their land. Jews were given the right to live in Palestine, the Arabs never accepted the territory partition as they were given the smallest and non fertile land. War has followed and Jews won the larger territory.
The six days war 1967, the war between Egypt and Syria against Israel, alliances, powers and finally the recognition of an independent state while suppressing another are key aspects of understanding this ongoing conflict.
Antonia D Hruscovschi