Women in Hebron; Friday, December 21st
ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION OF THE SOUTHERN TIER (IOST)
161 Grand Avenue
Johnson City, New York
Presentation begins at 7PM
Laila is a Palestinian from a village in the Hebron District in the Israeli occupied West Bank. She and her sister Nawal are the co-founders of the Women in Hebron embroidery and sewing cooperative. There will be opportunity to purchase embroidery from the cooperative. Laila will tell of some of the obstacles that she and her sister faced when they opened a shop in Hebron’s Old City at the height of the second intifada. She will also share stories of life in the villages around Hebron.
Program is presented by the Young Muslim Brothers and Islamic Organization of the Southern Tier (IOST)