Me'a Sha'arim

Me'a Sha'arim is a neighborhood outside the Old City that is populated by Hasidic Jews, many of whom are anti-Zionist.


Neat
Tzitzit (fringes) on the line


Ad
An ad for clothing


Alley
An alley

Arch
Like most older neighborhoods of Jerusalem, Me'a Sha'arim was designed to keep out the wilderness and bedouin tribes that used to be the area, so it has walls and gates

Arch Kiss
A Hasid kissing the mezuzah on an archway

Stairs
An arch and stairs leading to a yeshiva courtyard

Children playing
Children at play

Corner
A corner at the end of the neighborhood

Family
A Hasidic family in their Yom Kippur clothing

Fliers
An average street

Gate
Another gate

Girl
A girl in her holiday dress

Group
A group of Hasidim in their holiday dress. I don't' know if the old man is hiding his face from me or he's just rubbing his forehead

Steps
An old lady walking up the steps leading to another street

Seperater
The genders are segregated in religious communities in most social activities

Sign
A sign warning tourists and the non-religious to dress appropriately int he neighborhood

Steps
Steps leading to another street

Street
An average street, just before Yom Kippur

Street
A street filled with Hasidim in their holiday clothing

Street
Another street

Zionist
An anti-Zionist poster

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