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Volunteers Plant Saplings Near Old City

“The Burj Al-Luqluq Society [1], in collaboration with a team from Jerusalemite Life Makers [2] and the [Palestinian] Ministry of Environmental Quality, organized the planting of a number of saplings in the city of Jerusalem; volunteers planted a number of saplings next to the Old City wall of Jerusalem, and named each one after a depopulated [Palestinian] village [3].”

– Burj Al-Luqluq Social Center Society
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0202 Editor’s Note:
[1] Burj Al-Luqluq Social Center Society was established in the year 1991 with the aim of providing services to the Jerusalemite community within the Old City walls.
[2] Jerusalemite Life Makers is an independent Palestinian volunteer group launched by several students from Palestinian universities which is working to galvanize young people into playing a more active role in society.
[3] This is referring to Palestinian villages whose inhabitants left them in 1948 during the creation of the state of Israel.

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2018-10-17T13:06:57+00:0004/07/2018|East Jerusalem, Education, English, The Old City|