Otherwise Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Intercultural Center seeks to assist city residents of various identities to develop their communities, bringing Jerusalemites together.

May 18, 2017 22:17
Art in Jerusalem

The Katamonim women behind this project are mostly older, and one of them came up with this slogan, “Let’s get away from the WhatsApp and back to the balcony.. (photo credit: PR)

People from the other end of Highway 1, and possibly from other parts of the country, too, often tend to think of Jerusalem as a divided city. Despite the physical reunification in the wake of the Six Day War, the talk is often about the deep fissures that run between, say, Arabs and Jews, or between haredim and secular Jerusalemites.

Then again, you could adopt a more positive approach and point to what makes this city so special.


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