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Jerusalem’s Ramadan Cannon, Then & Now

When a full moon rose dramatically over the Judean wilderness last evening, from my vantage point in Bethlehem, I was reminded that Ramadan 2013 was already half over! In my previous post on this topic, three years ago now, I hinted … Continue reading

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UPDATED The Guns of August (and September) OR My Ramadan Cannon

I have the dubious distinction, I have come to realize, of living closer than any other Jerusalem resident to the city’s colorful “Ramadan Cannon”. I experience this curious phenomenon — as I have daily for the past month — as a percussive … Continue reading

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