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Thon-Sarah - still image

Thon-Sarah - still image

As a child in Galicia, her father ensured that Sarah Thon would receive a good education despite the family's poverty . As an adult in Palestine, she established a network of lace-making schools around the country to provide a source of livelihood to hundreds of girls from destitute families.

Institution: Rafi Thon, Herzliah

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