'Anabta, Deir Sharaf, Eliyahu Crossing, Habla, Irtah (Sha'ar Efrayim), Te'enim Crossing, Wed 28.7.10, Afternoon
14.50 Habla. Agricultural gate.
Quiet. No one exits or enters. A month ago a shed was put up for the use of Palestinians.
The Eliyahu crossing.
The traffic flows. On the right hand side is a police car. It does not look as if anything special is happening.
We go on to road 60.
15.25 Deir Sharaf CP - The place is empty
Anabta checkpoin - The traffic flows steadily.
We go to road 557
15:50 Te'enim crossing. The traffic is flowing.
Irtah/ Sha'ar Ephraim.
The guard at the gate wants to know the purpose of our visit.
“If there is a problem come straight back to me,” We promise and go through.
Many workers are coming back home. It seems that there is no checking and the traffic passes swiftly. Some of them ignore us but most smile and greet us.
They ASK US TO COME IN THE MORNING WHEN THEY ARE DELAYED FOR TWO HOURS.