In Jerusalem: The dedication of the new U.S. Embassy. In Gaza: At least 55 Palestinians killed in violent riots. In Tel Aviv: Rabin Square packed with revelers celebrating Israel’s landslide victory in Eurovision.
In an excerpt from his new memoir ‘This Narrow Space,’ pediatric oncologist Elisha Waldman recalls the unique challenges he faced while treating Palestinian cancer patients at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem
From Tell El-Ful, an abandoned hilltop in East Jerusalem, you can see all the way from Amman to Tel Aviv, from Jerusalem to Ramallah. Its history stretches from the biblical King Saul to the bearded King Hussein, and includes tales of raped concubines, the Six-Day War, and pot-smoking teenagers.