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INbodied Life with Lauren Taus

Sep 30, 2019

Meet Wassim Razzouk. His family came from Egypt and introduced the art of tattoos to Palestine almost 1000 years ago. They've since marked countless individuals. We met in his shop in the Old City of Jerusalem where we spoke about his ancestry, what it's like living in Israel as a Coptic Christian and why riding a motorcycle in the Holy Land is so badass. 


What you will Learn: 


1. Discover the meaning of a Jerusalem cross 

2. Learn about the significance of tattoos for Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land

3. The unique challenges of Christians living in Jerusalem 


Resource from this Episode: 


1. Razzouk Tattoo

2. Times of Israel Article on Easter Pilgrims Getting Ink'd

3. Atlas Obscura Feature