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Palestinian children learn the Brazilian way

 IPS 09 April 2019

Standing under a canopy just inside Jerusalem’s Old City walls, a group of 20 Palestinian children are banging drums, clapping their hands and singing in Portuguese. This is capoeira, the traditional Afro-Brazilian sport that mixes dance, music and martial arts, and it is sweeping through the West Bank and East Jerusalem. (675 Words) - By Jillian Kestler-D'Amours


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Children at a capoeira class in East Jerusalem. Photo: Jillian Kestler-D'Amours/IPS.

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