In Jerusalem, a city where borders mean everything, one stubborn man has made it his mission to record and warn others about changes to the city.
Barack Obama did not visit Sheikh Jarrah on his trip to the Holy Land last month. Had he done so, he would have seen firsthand a trip wire to peace in the region.
With President Obama on a visit to Israel, journalist Sarah Wildman discusses her reporting on the eternally divided city of Jerusalem.
As Ramallah rings in the new year, Palestinian's celebrations--and views on what's to come in 2012--signals a growing generational gap.
Gazans are finding new ways to evade the economic blockade implemented by Israel. Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich traveled to the Palestinian territory to see how residents were coping.
Real estate prices are booming in the Gaza Strip despite political uncertainty and ongoing tension with Israel.
Gazans are rebuilding their lives and finding new ways to make money after Israel imposed an economic blockade on the region.
Hamas government leases land to local farmers in the former Gush Katif settlement. Israel modifies policies, but Allaa El-Rafati, Gaza’s Minister of National Economy, says policies still hurt.
Egypt has sealed the Rafah border crossing in Gaza indefinitely, leaving many young Palestinians wondering if they will ever be allowed to leave.
Arturo Perez, for the Pulitzer Center
Jerusalem is a complicated place.
Trying to sum up the story of this city or the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in one 10-minute film, or even in this blog post, would be disingenuous and wrong. So let me just say - right off the bat - that this film isn't trying to do that.
Arturo follows two young people and has them tell their story to the camera. Through interviews you get an understanding of why others refuse to talk with members of different faiths, why they decided to take part in the interfaith communication and what their hopes are for the future.
Elliott D. Woods, for the Pulitzer Center