PHOTO: KAY HINTON
The Journeys group rests in the Old City of Jerusalem, one of the many sites visited while exploring Israel, Jordan and the West Bank.
Emory group returns from journey to the ‘Holy Land’
Sitting cross-legged on pillows under a colorful Bedouin tent sipping sweet tea, a group from Emory listened to the patriarch of the Hashem Zaneh village in Israel’s Negev desert. “If a guest comes to us, we never ask immediately, ‘Who are you and why are you here?’ You can eat, sleep and then, in three and a third days, we will ask,” he said, explaining Bedouin hospitality. Click here to read the full text of this story.