1. Begin your tour with a visit to the Israeli-Palestinian Barrier, also known as the West Bank Barrier or the Separation Wall. Explore a section of the barrier and learn about its construction, purpose, and the impact it has on the daily lives of Israelis and Palestinians. Gain insights into the geopolitical considerations and controversies surrounding the barrier.
2. Proceed to Silwan, a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem. Explore the area and learn about the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict within the context of Jerusalem. Engage with local residents, hear their stories, and gain perspectives on the ongoing tensions and struggles related to land rights and settlement expansion.
3. Visit Neve Ya’akov, a Jewish settlement located in East Jerusalem. Learn about the Israeli government’s policies and the motivations behind the establishment and expansion of settlements in this contested area. Gain insights into the geopolitical dynamics and the challenges of Israeli-Palestinian coexistence in Jerusalem.
4. Engage in discussions with knowledgeable guides who can provide historical, political, and cultural insights into the Jerusalem geopolitics. Learn about the competing narratives, the status of Jerusalem in peace negotiations, and the challenges of finding a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in this complex city.