May 2018, the State of Israel celebrated 70 years of Independence. The highlight of the festivities was the (controversial) opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. The Palestinians commemorated these events as the Nabka, the Great Catastrophe. From her guest house on the Mount of Olives, photographer Gerdien Wolthaus Paauw traveled to East Jerusalem. She portrayed and interviewed Palestinians and Jews about their vision of peace, freedom and justice. Free downlowd pdf Dutch / English.