What am I doing in Israel? “I’m a Southern California native, living thousands of miles from my two 30-something sons and daughter-in law,” writes Lela Gilbert in her book Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner. "And I’m not Jewish. There’s every reason to ask, ‘What are you doing here?’ For one thing, I came to fulfill a personal aspiration – it was my father’s dream to visit Israel before he died. He didn’t make it, but I had long shared his fascination with the place."
Photos by Lela and Colin Gilbert
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