Israel Removes Wall, Palestinians Remain Wary

News & Features Sheera Frenkel · ·
An Israeli man walks next to a concrete wall in the Jewish neighborhood of Gilo in Jerusalem. Israel is removing the concrete barrier put in place after Palestinian gunman targeted the suburb in 2000 from the nearby Palestinian village of Beit Jala. The military said the wall is coming down because of a reduced security threat and increased coordination with Palestinian security forces.