David Wells

December 3, 1992 - January 2, 1993

Palestinian and Israeli shop side-by-side in a market in Beersheba.

In a home in the West Bank town of Ramallah, during an organized "dialogue group," Palestinians and Israelis come together to talk and try to understand each other.

In a home during an organized "dialogue group," Palestinians and Israelis come together to talk and try to understand each other.

During an organized encounter between Palestinian and Israeli children in the town of Ramle, Myrvat El-Atrash (Palestinian at R) works with an Israeli, Eleanor Keinan, to solve a bi-lingual puzzle.

In a class at the school of the mixed Palestinian-Israeli village called Neve-Shalom (Oasis of Peace), Shadi Jabber (Palestinian at R) whispers to Amit Kitain (Israeli at L.)

A Palestinian and an Israeli haggling over the price of a sheep that the Israeli wants to buy at the livestock market in Beersheba.

In Tel Aviv's wholesale produce market, Yehezkel Oavda (L), an Israeli wholesaler of nuts, does business with Palestinian merchants, (L to R) Haida Hatar and Abu Yusef Ahmed.

A Palestinian, Fuoad Abdo (R), vacuums around Ely Levisohn (L) and his son Uriel, while working as a housekeeper in the Israeli home of the Levisohn family in Jerusalem.

Fuoad Abdo (L), a Palestinian, pauses for tea in the midst of his day working as a housekeeper in the Israeli home of the Levisohn family in Jerusalem.

An Orthodox Jew in the midst of prayers eyes a group of Palestinian women as the Moslems leave the Cave of Makpela, the site revered by both Moslems and Jews as the burial place of their mutual patriarch, Abraham.

At an entrance to the old city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian and an Israeli sit together and talk.

In Beit Hannina, in the West Bank, two Palestinian women ponder the construction of an Israeli settlement right next to their long time family home.

Israeli soldiers on patrol in the town of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip watches for incoming stones while looking for the Palestinians who attacked their patrol.

A crowd of Palestinians throwing stones at Israeli soldiers who later chased after them in the Gaza Strip town of Khan Yunis.

In the wake of a riot on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers watch with extra scrutiny as Palestinians leave the weekly Moslem prayers.

A Palestinian child squeezes past the guns of Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint for Palestinians entering the old city of Jerusalem for Moslem prayers.

On a public bus in Jerusalem, two Orthodox Jewish Israelis ignore a window damaged by stone throwing Palestinians.

At a checkpoint, Palestinians are funneled into barricades while waiting to have their IDs checked by Israeli soldiers in order to enter the old city of Jerusalem.

David Wells

David Wells