A Patchwork From Jerusalem To Ramallah / Léa Suter, peaceprints blogging for peace, 10.5.18

“I want to meet Dalia and Irit. They are two dedicated members of the movement Women Wage Peace and tonight they invited women and children from the neighbouring villages, including Arab and Jewish communities, to come together for a patchwork-evening. Since I arrived in Israel I have been observing that women are particularly active and well organized in promoting peace in various kinds of pop-up peace gatherings…….

Together with the evening sun, more and more people start gathering in the bright and ample living room and on the large veranda of the Kibbutz house. Their task tonight? Irit, an elderly energetic lady explains their goal: Together with other groups all over the country and supporters abroad they want to make a patchwork of the length equal the distance between Jerusalem (administrative center of Israel) and Ramallah (administrative center of oPt). …

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