Transforming and Preserving Jerusalem(25:25)
First, she hears from Berkovitch, 32, who lays out the challenges he’s encountering in trying to make the city more livable for its diverse population. A co-founder of the Hitorerut (Wake Up Jerusalem) movement, he is focused on increasing affordable housing, extending cultural activities, and attracting more high-tech and small business to the capital.
Then, Judy meets Kevork Kahvedjian, owner of the Elia Photo Service shop in the Christian Quarter, and son of legendary Armenian photographer Elia Kahvedjian. Elia documented the history of Jerusalem through photographs, starting in 1924. Kevork explains why the black-and-white photos of Palestine shot by his father are still so popular.