One of the most emotional moment of my visit with the Lebanese media delegate to Jordan, was in “Bethany Beyond Jordan”, the Baptism site of Jesus Christ.
We were standing on the Jordanian bank of the river, with a clear view of Palestinian on the other bank. We were separated by few meters of shallow water, the emotion was high, Lebanese and Palestinian from both sides were shouting, waving, singing and even crying.
Meanwhile, both Jordanian and Israeli soldiers were watching quietly this historic moment. Seems that its happening every day between the Arab people on both side of the river.
I watched the water, it was shallow, muddy, sacred and easy to cross but years of hatred, conflicts, wars, inhumanity were separating us (The Arab people) from being united.
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