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Resisting the Odds: The Inspiring Story of Gaza’s Pottery Artisans (Video)

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For decades, the people of Gaza have faced immense challenges as a result of the ongoing armed conflict and political turmoil in the region. Despite the adversity, however, there are those who have managed to hold onto their cultural heritage and traditional ways of life, even in the face of great danger. Families of Palestinian pottery artisans have managed to keep their craft alive and thriving despite the many obstacles in their way. This is the story of how one such family, against all odds, has managed to preserve an important piece of their cultural legacy and maintain their livelihoods in the midst of a difficult and ever-changing landscape.

Top image: Pottery workshop in Palestine. Source: Julian / Adobe Stock.

By Robbie Mitchell

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I’m a graduate of History and Literature from The University of Manchester in England and a total history geek. Since a young age, I’ve been obsessed with history. The weirder the better. I spend my days working as a freelance... Read More

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