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Lessons from the Holy Land

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MEJDI co-founder, Aziz Abu Sarah’s recent interview with National Geographic:

There’s a great poem by an Israeli, Yehuda Amichai, called “Tourists.” To paraphrase, he says he was standing next to a gate when a tour guide said, “See that man? Above him is a Roman arch that is 2,000 years old.” Amichai explains that his wish is for a guide to say, “See that Roman arch? The man standing under it is what matters.”

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