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    The Fabric of Our Lives

    The distinct embroidery of “lost” Palestinian villages is being preserved through a doll-making initiative of the East Jerusalem Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). Roughly 500 Palestinian villages were depopulated during the establishment of the new nation of Israel in 1948. Some people were violently displaced; others abandoned their homes fearing the spread of violence....

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