Sima Elizabeth Shefrin is the artist/coordinator of the Middle East Peace Quilt, and international community art project which has been touring North America since 1999, bringing together Jews and Arabs to organize its exhibit. She has worked on community projects including Peace It Together, a summer camp in Vancouver for Palestinian and Israeli youth. She also teaches a workshop entitled Stitching for Social Change; the Use of Fabric to Build a Better World. Shefrin is a long standing member of the Vancouver Palestinian and Jewish Women for Peace Dialogue Group.

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