Bethlehem, Etzion DCL, Wed 12.12.07, Afternoon

RB, DG, MBH (reporting)



A beautiful day.   We first drove to Nebi Yunis, with a single set of returned documents.  Haya O. says the number of documents are decreasing, as the difficulties imposed by the authorities for helping out in these matters increase.


Ezyon DCO:   Not a soul in sight.


Bethlehem CP:  Two long lines of workers queuing up all the way to the main road.  Inside, 4 stations open for checking.   Civilian security guards maintaining order.  The occasional rude barking from the booths, but by and large the queues move fast.  We timed one individual at 7 minutes from joining he queue to passing the booth.