Archive | February, 2013

Israel by Samantha

14 February

ISRAEL by Samantha H.

(Previously printed in Samantha’s high school literary magazine)

The Mahane Yehuda market, in Jerusalem, has been the subject of two terrorist attacks in the last twenty years. But just a few weeks ago, on a sunny December afternoon, surrounded by a mixture of American tourists in khaki shorts and sandals and natives just shopping for groceries, I couldn’t have felt safer.