The hedgehog whose death paved the way for a greener Jerusalem
A citizen-led battle for an urban park finally pays off, yielding an esplanade that weaves through the city's neighborhoods, allowing residents from all sectors to mingle.
This is a story that begins with a funeral for a hedgehog. In 2008, a dead hedgehog was found on the railway tracks in Jerusalem, between the Katamonim (Gonen) and Mekor Haim neighborhoods. At the time, a group of residents was waging a battle to prevent the city's old railway tracks from being paved over. In memory of the deceased hedgehog, these residents, along with students at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and...
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