Israelis to Proceed with Separation Barrier

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The separation barrier in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Dis, with graffiti. The 30-foot-high concrete barrier snakes through the neighborhood, separating neighbors, keeping employees from workplaces and children from schools. Mike Shuster, NPR hide caption

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Separation barrier

The separation barrier in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Dis, with graffiti. The 30-foot-high concrete barrier snakes through the neighborhood, separating neighbors, keeping employees from workplaces and children from schools.

Mike Shuster, NPR

Israel says it will finish a separation barrier around Jerusalem, which critics say will make a viable Palestinian state impossible. The Israeli government says the wall could eventually be torn down.

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