From the web: “‘We need more food, not less’: US cuts leave Palestinian refugees in crisis”

In November 1948, Khadija Hijjo and her family fled Israeli forces advancing on the village of al-Jura, close to what is now the Israeli city of Ashkelon. “We had land, we grew grapes and strawberries and dates, and we used to sell them in Jaffa,” she says.

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