Bethlehem, Etzion DCL, Thu 15.1.09, Morning

Rachel F., Nora B. (reporting)


6:30 -8:15 AM, Bethlehem - Rachel Crossing:  four checking posts are open.. There are no long queues. The DCL representative is there – he says he is always there though this is only our second or third time to meet him. The police official instructs one of the women soldiers to talk  and not yell at the Palestinians!!!!


Etzion DCL:  about 30-40 people waiting. The door opens at 8:05 and the office at 8:10. Women are let in first.