- In 2005, the intifada was not as fierce as it was known through the media until then, and the conflict occurred in a very limited area. Of course, there were still a lot of people staying in difficulties, and the situation seemed to be long before the situation improved. Conflict, oppression, and fear have become permanent, and it seemed like they would go on forever. Nevertheless, there was every single life, feeling, and position, everything was alive for everyone.
"You must leave this place right now."
I was walking along the concrete walls from Bethlehem. Then, armed Israeli soldiers rushed at the jeep. He, a much older than me at the time, seemed to keep the rifle level and desperately try to keep calm. I think there was no doubt that the trigger could be drawn to reality. His eyes taught me the reality there is stronger than anything else.