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Jenin and Bethlehem

Palestinian Women
Rashida Dasky, left, and her family watch on Monday as an Israeli helicopter flies over the refugee camp in Jenin. The family waited for the helicopter to pass before running home. (CAROLYN COLE / LAT)
Child in Rubble
A boy stands in the center of the Jenin refugee camp, home to numerous suicide bombers. Israel says many houses were booby-trapped. (CAROLYN COLE / LAT)
Two Men
Two men race across an alley not far from an Israeli tank on Monday. Many families continue to live in the demolished buildings despite the lack of running water and electicity. The few buildings that remain standing in the center of the Jenin refugee camp are filled with holes from bullets and schrapnel. (CAROLYN COLE / LAT)
Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem direct a Palestinian family to walk around their armored personel carrier on Monday. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)
Israeli soldiers patrol on Monday near Nativity Square in Bethlehem, where some 200 Palestinian fighters are holed up in the Church of the Nativity. The Israeli Defense Force continued their battle with Palestinian fighters in the city and others in the West Bank. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)
Surveying the Wreckage
Abed Al Jaleel, left, surveys the wreckage outside his shoe repair shop in the Old Market Place in Bethlehem. Some of his equipment was destroyed during street battles. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)
Palestinian men greet each other in Bethlehem on Monday during a four-hour break in the curfew imposed by the Israeli army. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)
Bethlehem residents buy goods in a neighborhood market during a break on Monday in the curfew imposed by the Israeli army. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)
Rotting Trash
A Palestinian, out during a brief lifting of the curfew, covers her face to keep away the stench of rotting trash in the streets of Bethlehem. (BRYAN CHAN / LAT)