Baka’a – a Neighborhood of Many Colors

Baka’a – a Neighborhood of Many Colors

We knew that Baka’a was a neighborhood rich in diverse groups, hailing from all over the world. Now, it is indeed, a neighborhood of many colors.

Neighborhood of Many Colors

Neighborhood of Many Colors

On Wednesday, April 27, parents and children, religious and not, speaking multiple languages, decorated a local park on Lipschitz St. with beautiful signs of tolerance. Let’s let the pictures tell the story:

Starting with a blank canvas

Starting with a blank canvas

There were many kinds of participants, of many ages:

Many kinds of participants

Many kinds of participants

To each one, tolerance meant something different. It could mean this:

One view of tolerance

One view of tolerance

Or this:

A different view

A different view

Or this:

All you need is love

All you need is love

But in the end, all these different expressions of tolerance shared the same space:

Tolerance throughout the park

Tolerance throughout the park

The Baka’a Tolerance Team is part of a citywide network of Tolerance Teams that aim to promote pluralism and acceptance of the ‘other’ throughout Jerusalem, supported by the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jerusalem Foundation.

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