Grapevine: Loving the city

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May 28, 2016 07:50
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Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Gazing into the eyes of a jungle cat at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo. (photo credit: DVORA TANZI MALUL)

 
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 ■ JERUSALEM DAY is just around the corner, and although almost half a century has passed since the reunification of the city, it remains divided by politics, religious and ethnic intolerance, violence and a host of other negatives.

■ THE JERUSALEM Open House for Pride and Tolerance invites individuals, families, organized groups, social activists and all those who purport to love Jerusalem to demonstrate that love in a different way by helping to bring about positive change. To learn more, call Brachi at 054-398-9666.

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■ YAD BEN-ZVI is organizing a marathon of 90 guided walking tours, taking place from Thursday, June 2 until Saturday June 4, inclusive.

There are short tours and long tours accompanied by musicians. Religiously observant participants can rest assured that there will be no desecration of Shabbat.

■ THIS IS JERUSALEM: A number of organizations and community centers have joined forces to present many diverse aspects of the city. Following the events of summer 2015, the This Is Jerusalem partnership was launched by various civic and community organizations that felt a shared sense of responsibility for shaping the character for a multifaceted and tolerant Jerusalem and to make it the main focus of Jerusalem Day celebrations.

This initiative embraces all Jerusalemites; the key common denominator is a belief in the right of every Jerusalemite to love the city in accordance with his or her perspective.

Last year, more than 10,000 people participated in Jerusalem Day events. This year, additional organizations and groups have joined the This Is Jerusalem initiative, determined to show the more tolerant face of the city despite the intensification of fear, hatred, racism, violence and polarization. Exhibitions, tours, processions, joint prayers and other communal events will celebrate the joy of the city and kindle the potential for creating bridges and establishing connections, communication, trust and listening among all those for whom Jerusalem is home.

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