'Anabta, Ar-Ras, Jubara (Kafriat), Qalqiliya, Tue 4.11.08, Afternoon

Riva B., Nur B. (reporter), guest: Ziv K.
Translator: Orna B.

On our way we talked about the date - 11.4.

13:20 Jubara
Two vehicles are being inspected. We must say something, we who have not seen the checkpont for so long (Riva- 2 years, me-3 years):

It is hard to recognise the place. In the past there were large cement bolcks on either side of the road. Now there are three well-organised checkposts with a roof above. To the east about half a kilometre of road is fenced with a man-high fence.

13:30 Anabta
Thin traffic, although there is always a vehicle at each of the checkposts. Drivers present their IDs . Here too it is hard not to notice the addition of large cement blocks, very high and painted green/brown.

13:50 - 16:30 We carried on to Shavei Shomron and Beit Iba.

16:40 Qalqiliya

Many vehicles and some pedestrians, probably workmen, entering town.
Random inspection of IDs and permits. The movement from the town towards Israel progresses totally unchecked.

17:10 Elijah Passage
We returned to Israel.