National Geographic : 1926 Dec
IN THE BIRTHPLACE OF CHRISTIANITY © National Geographic Society Autochrome Lumiere by Gervais Courtellemont THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL STILL WEEP "FOR THE PALACE THAT LIES DESOLATE" The Wailing Place of the Jews is along what is thought to be a section of Solomon's temple walls in Jerusalem. © National Geographic Society Autochrome Lumiere by Maynard Owen Williams MOSLEM WOMEN WEEDING A GRAIN FIELD OF SAMARIA Dominating the south end of the plain of El Makhna is HuwAra, whose women are remarked for their fanaticism and their beauty. The most beautiful women arouse the greatest jealousy and hence are kept in the closest seclusion. These agriculturists are pulling the tares from the young wheat, for it is not until the grain is high that wheat and tares are allowed to grow together until the harvest.