It is exceptionally easier than you might think to enter the West Bank. At Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, catch bus #21 (or was it #28?). Done. Now you’re in Bethlehem. What used to be a suburb of Jerusalem, is now on the other side of a giant concrete wall that is more than two times taller than the Berlin Wall.
saw the supposed exact spot of the birth of baby Jesus at the Church of Nativity,
walked the halls of Bethlehem University,
ate a falafel sandwich in Aida Refugee Camp,
strolled along the monstrous Separation Wall,
watched Palestinian Santas protest for peace,