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Prayer beads in the Jerusalem bazaar.

Prayer beads in the Jerusalem bazaar.

Prayer beads in the Jerusalem bazaar. Soldier on the bus to Jerusalem. Arabic actor Salim Shwaikei in the Old City. Prayers crammed into the Western Wall.

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  • Image © 2004 Jeff Greenwald

Join travel writer Jeff Greenwald, the author of Shopping for Buddhas, The Size of the World, and Scratching the Surface, on his first trip to Israel.

The (com)Promised Land: Dispatches from Israel & Beyond.

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Published on 2/29/04

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