Natalie Salvatierra, 13, second from left, organized a religious tolerance event at her Temple Beth Sholom in Santa Ana on Sunday, November 12, 2017, for her Girl Scout Silver Award. Stations offered glimpses into different religious customs. This group learns about a shofar, an ancient musical horn used for Jewish ceremonies.(Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG)

SANTA ANA — The idea came to Natalie Salvatierra after she dealt with bullying at school.
An eighth grader at Hewes Middle School in Tustin, Natalie started getting picked on by the classmate last year who made jokes about her Jewish background. She thought the jokes would stop after a summer break.
Nuha Iftekhar, 11, right, and members of her Muslim Girl Scout Troop 3357, get an up-close look at the Jewish Torah during a tolerance event in Santa Ana on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Iftekhar said she didn’t expect to see so much writing on the parchment or for the parchment to be so thick. “I think it’s cool how we’re all learning about each other,” she added. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Nuha Iftekhar, 11, right, and some members of her Muslim Girl Scout Troop 3357, get an up-close look at the Jewish Torah during a tolerance event in …
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