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Standard of Living in West Bank is Dropping for First Time in Years, World Bank Warns [Haaretz, 2018]  
The unemployment rate in adults under 30 in the West Bank stands at 40 percent, report says; Gaza continues to hurtle towards collapse, and aid cuts to UNRWA will only exacerbate the crisis.” Read More

A Glimpse into the Life of the West Bank’s Last Christians [Haaretz, 2017]
With a population of about 12,000, Beit Jala and the neighboring towns of Bethlehem and Beit Sahour constitute the main Christian population bloc in the West Bank – locals call it the Triangle – roughly 25,000 people…The Triangle was historically a Christian majority, but in 2007 was about 40 percent Christian and 60 percent Muslim. In Beit Jala, some 70 percent of the population was Christian in 2007, but city officials estimate the number has now dropped to 60 or 65 percent.” Read More

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