|Sigal Rozen, Public Policy Coordinator at Hotline for Migrant Workers, |
starts tours of migrant workers' and refugees' homes
outside the school where their children attend
In South Tel Aviv, the inner-city Bialik-Rogozin School broadcasts human dignity and safety even to casual passersby on the street. Contiguous life-size color photographs of students wrap the school's security wall, transforming the building's exterior message of prison-like anonymity to welcome and opportunity. Inside, in grades K-12, more than 800 children of Israelis and of migrant workers, refugees, and asylum seekers from 48 countries build community as they learn to respect self and others, celebrate diversity, and advance in academic subjects.
A film about the School, Strangers No More, captured the Academy Award in the Documentary Short Subject category, in 2011.
First we shape our buildings, then they shape us.—Winston Churchill, 1943
Tel Aviv, Israel 66041
(from abroad ++972-3-668-3802)
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