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Quilting for peace

An expert in Israeli cinema turns her hand to embroidery.

Amy Kronish quilts
Photo by: VICTORIA KEZRA
For the past 10 years, Amy Kronish has made what she calls “coexistence quilts,” combining her own quilting techniques with the hand-sewn embroidery of Beduin and Palestinian women to make meaningful pieces of functional art.

She never imagined that quilting would come to obsess her and turn into a political statement.



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