Both Security and Justice

for Palestinians as well as Israelis

Gretchen Leppke photographed this artwork of Palestinian schoolchildren. Read more below...

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Gretchen Leppke photographed this artwork of Palestinian schoolchildren. Artwork was a way to express their anxiety and deal with the trauma they had experienced. These children attended several different Lutheran schools in the West Bank. A slogan taught in these schools is that "violence is the tool of the incompetent." Some of this artwork was created in the spring of 2002 after the conclusion of an Israeli military operation in the West Bank.