Letters & Diaries

Is this my House? Intifada diary

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Lyn Elias

In the night of the 4th March at 8:30 exactly we heard a noise of an explosion from the F-16 planes, I got very afraid and ran downstairs. That night me and my family were sleeping in my grandmother's house.

The breaking news on the T.V were that the "mukata'a" was bombed, and when I heard the news I couldn't stand on my feet, I fell down and sat on the floor wi(...)

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Watching our Beloved Tanks: Intifada diary

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Maria Canavati

Date: December 31st 02

Oh God! Every time I look at my watch I say that, it’s the last day of the year and one of the last things I’ll be doing is going to school, and what even makes things better is that we’re taking our report card, so today is going to be a blast thanks to the occupation that stole the best days of this year, the summer vacation and Christmas.(...)

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A funny nightmare: Intifada diary

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Shahinaze Abu Farha

Journal Entry #1

I don't know what to write about because there isn't anything special to write about. So I'm going to write about what I did last Saturday. On Saturday morning, I went to school at seven O'clock. It was a hard day because I wrote many exams and I got many results. The bell rang at 1:15 pm but I didn't go directly home, because we have a choir(...)

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Still alive: Intifada diary

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Rawan Abu Hanak

September 30th 2002

Last summer holiday, I had a really terrible time. The situation was not safe. Before the Intifada, we used to travel to other places without problems, but now we have to obtain a permit to go to Jerusalem. We used to go shopping and enjoy our time walking around Jerusalem. But last summer, our streets are full of tanks and military vehicles (...)

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Intifada diary: A ruined day

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Shahinaz Abu Farha

Journal Entry #2

31st December 2002

I just want to tell you what I did on this “special” day. Actually it turned out to be one of the worst days of my life. I planned a lot for this special day with all my family and my relatives, uncles, cousins, etc. I thought that this day would be one of my best days because it’s been a long time since we felt happy(...)

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